Mishlyne Narua is a 36-year-old weaver from Futuna Island. She specializes in weaving baskets and purses using traditional materials such as Pandanas Leaf and Burao. Mishlyne’s love for weaving began at a young age when she was attending primary school on Futuna Island. She learned the craft from her mother and has been perfecting her skills ever since.
In 2017, Mishlyne decided to start selling her products at the local handicraft market in Port Vila. She enjoys working at her stall and the independence it gives her. Mishlyne loves being able to showcase her unique creations and connect with customers who appreciate her work. She takes pride in using traditional materials and techniques to create her baskets and purses, ensuring that the traditional culture of Futuna Island is kept alive.
Mishlyne’s work is highly sought after by locals and tourists alike. Her baskets and purses are known for their intricate designs and high-quality craftsmanship. Her stall at the market is always busy with customers looking for unique, handmade items. Mishlyne is passionate about her work and is dedicated to keeping the tradition of weaving alive on Futuna Island.
In her free time, Mishlyne enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys exploring the natural beauty of Futuna Island, often taking inspiration from the island’s natural landscapes for her designs. Mishlyne is a hardworking and dedicated individual who is proud to be a weaver from Futuna Island. She hopes to continue to share her love for weaving with others and keep the tradition alive for generations to come.