The Polynesian and the Ti-Leaf Plant

Location:French Polynesia
Subject:Food preparation; ti-leaf
Length:27 minutes
Year Released:1986
Producer:L 'Institut de la Communication Audiovisuelle
Distributor:L 'Institut de la Communication Audiovisuelle
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Description:A film report in Tahitian on the different uses of the ti-leaf plant, filmed in Tahiti, Raiatea, and Rurutu. The subject matter is the preparation and cooking (three days) in a traditional underground oven, of the root of this plant, a main source of sugar for the ancient Polynesians.
Record No:1674
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