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Candle bush

Bark, wood, leaves and seeds of the candle bush are all used medicinally; phenolic compounds from the pulverised leaves have been found to be anti-fungal, particularly against ringworm, and anti-bacterial...


A ceremonial headband of bark and wood shavings worn by elders when invoking or dismissing gods. Associated with the Bear Festival, Iomante, when a young bear is killed to...

Barkcloth beater

Museum register states “Cloth beater. Presented by Captain Bond, RN.” Originally acquired through a taio relationship by 1st Lieutenant Francis Godolphin Bond on the HMS Providence in 1792. Bond donated this...

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