A group of people of high rank wearing siapo barkcloth, ie-tonga fine mats, and ulafala pandanus seed necklaces, Lufilufi, Upolu, Samoa, 1900. AMS318/V6015.
1948 during the United Nations Mission The 3 Masiofo (Queens) of Samoa Noue Tupua Tamasese Mea'ole ,Lili Tunu Malietoa Tanumafili II and Faamusami Mataafa Fiame Faumuina Mulinuu I.
Young Samoan Woman, South Pacific. c1876
Two Samoan children sitting on a mat, Samoa, ca.1900-1930 digitallibrary.usc.edu
Samoan woman Faatulia, wife of Seumanutafa. UD Library: George Handy Bates Samoan Papers: Photographs
NAFANUA is a titled woman known throughout Samoa as a goddess of war. She was bestowed the title because she was highly respected by her family and village council and very dependable. As a goddess of war, it was her responsibility to protect her family and save her village from enemies. Her village was located on the western side of the island of Savai’i.
Janet's - Dual Hooks of Life DKP52, 259.00 USD (http://www.janetssamoa.com/dual-hooks-of-life-dkp52/) Here we see two different types of Pacific Hooks. The Samoa Hook comes alive in a dazzling milieu of colours and Samoan Motifs showing the vibrancy of the South Pacific Flora and Fauna. This particular hook is a compound piece of wood and bone tied together with sinnet.