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Author Ostraff, Joseph Evan, 1957-

Title Kau Faito'o : traditional healers of Tonga / by Joseph Ostraff, et. al
Published Watertown, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, 2001
Online access available from:
Ethnographic Video Online    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (27 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary This is a documentary, which not only shows the ancient traditional art form of healing but also tries to capture the essence of being a traditional healer in an ever-changing environment. Traditional healers are shown collecting, preparing and administering herbal remedies that they have passed down from one generation to the next
Notes Previously released on DVD
Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 23, 2010)
Event Recorded in Tonga
Subject Healers -- Tonga.
Genre/Form Documentary
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Ostraff, Melinda.
Saafi, Lao Niumeitolu.
Van Wagenen, Michael.