Figi Cannibals

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In Barnum's 1872 book “Struggles and Triumphs: Forty Years’ Recollection” he claims he acquired his 1870 attraction the Fiji Cannibals by paying a ransom for their release from their enemies who had captured them. Nonetheless, the family of Fijians appeared in Barnum's show, and included two men, a woman, and a male dwarf.

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