Star Wars has a Fijian War Club // via Failed Paradise

The guys over at Failed Paradise have ninja eyes like me 🙂

They recently blogged about how the props department for Star Wars used wooden Fijian war clubs to make weapons for one of its characters.

Gaderffii or gaffi stick used by the Tusken Raider from Star Wars and a Fijian war club, ‘Totokia’

How many other cultures out there can lay claim to having a hand in the signature look of one of the most well known and beloved movies of all time? Well…perhaps quite a few. Fair enough. But finding out that your own culture was part of that influence? Major geek squeel moment.… Read more over at Failed Paradise here

via Failed Paradise

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