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Last Updated: Friday, 14 November, 2003, 08:28 GMT
Descendants of missionary eaten by cannibals get apology
The Australian descendants of a Christian missionary, eaten by cannibals 136 years ago have arrived in Fiji. They're hoping to help lift a curse on the village where he was killed. Reverend Thomas Baker was murdered on the South Pacific island of Veety Layvu in 1867. Residents say his death has brought them bad luck ever since. Yvonne Ndege reports.

People of Fiji apologise to Australian descendants of missionary eaten by cannibals

Australian descendants of a missionary eaten by Fijian cannibals get apology

The BBC's Daniel Boettcher
"An elaborate ritual of reconciliation"


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