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12/04/2020 | Pasefika
Pasefika has uploaded a new video to our YouTube channel. The video is titled: How to draw a sprouted coconut plant (oʻo) with color pencil. The video is meant to demonstrate how to draw with color pencil, accompany existing videos posted on our YouTube channel and artwork posted on our website.
In Sāmoa the sprouted coconut plant is known as the “oʻo”.
The mature coconut plant (cocos nucifera) is known as the “niu” Sāmoa and Hawaiʻi.
You may watch the Pasefika video using the embedded player or the direct link below:
11/12/2020 | Pasefika
Pasefika has uploaded our first podcast episode to Anchor & Spotify. The pilot episode topic: "What is Art?". This podcast is meant to supplement & accompany existing videos posted on our YouTube channel and artwork posted on our website.
You may listen to the Pasefika podcast using the links listed below:
- Pasefika Podcast on Google Podcasts
- Pasefika Podcast on Spotify
- Pasefika Podcast on Anchor.fm
- Pasefika Podcast on YouTube
10/29/2020 | Sāmoa
If you haven't seen it, check out the Matou Gagana YouTube Channel. It's a YouTube Channel with videos about Gagana Sāmoa (Sāmoan language). They also have an app called “Matou Samoan Language”.
10/24/2020 | Sāmoa
A great photo and article about the ʻAlia from The Museum of Sāmoa Facebook page. The photo includes a rare look inside the cabin between the double hull. This would be the primary shelter for the Sāmoans during their voyages and migrations throughout the Pacific Ocean. The article also lists the names Kalia (Tonga) and Ndrua (Fiji) as their cultures had similar watercraft including this ship size/class (large double hull).
The Last ‘Alia, Samoa, c.1912-13 A photo of the fatafola (main deck) and fale fa’amanu’a (open cabin) of a traditional...Posted by The Museum of Samoa on Tuesday, October 20, 2020
01/18/2020 | Sāmoa
NASA Astronaut Christina Koch posts on Facebook of Amerika Sāmoa and Sāmoa from above earth.
Talofa, American Samoa! I will never forget my Samoan friends and the island where I lived when I got the news that I...Posted by NASA Astronaut Christina Hammock Koch on Friday, January 17, 2020
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