Flag Day Amerika Samoa

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  • 02/01/2011 | Art

    Often time many people are limited by location or price to see the world's great art master pieces.  Google Art Project allows many great works of art to be viewed with out any long lines, free of charge, 24/7 on the internet. 

    The project interface is much like their Google Maps Street view with multiple museums and multiple art pieces in each museum gallery.

  • 09/03/2010 | Art

    Mayors Institute on City Design intergrates art with the urban environment

    "The Mayors' Institute on City Design 25th Anniversary Initiative (MICD25) supports creative placemaking projects that contribute toward the livability of communities and help transform sites into lively, beautiful, and sustainable places with the arts at their core."  - nea.gov


  • 08/05/2010 | Art
    The Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum will be the first museum dedicated to Pacific Island art and culture in the US.

  • 07/28/2010 | Art
    As seen here, Coral Reef  made from Crochet artwork

  • 02/23/2010 | Art
    As seen in this article the botanical drawings from Macoto Murayama give plants the illustration detail as visualized in science fiction.

  • 05/08/2009 | Art
    As written in this article the American Samoa Community College will begin it's Spring 2009 Student Art Exhibition features varoius work from the ASCC Fine Arts department.

As noted here on April 17th 1900 the U.S. was the date the U.S. formally raised the first American flag over the politically divided islands east of 171 degrees west longitude known as "Eastern Samoa".  With the U.S. naval intrests in Pago Pago Harbor Samoan Ali'i (High Chiefs) signatures on the Deeds of cession, the result was U.S. government rule over the U.S. territory, American Samoa administered by the U.S. Navy by Governor Benjamin Franklin Tilley.  The years following have been an example of maintaining the traditional culture, language, land, and Matai (chief) system, intergrated with terriorial rule.  American Samoa's Flag day is filled with celebrations from local villages as well as villages from Samoa (Independent State of Samoa, formally Western Samoa), and include guest from all over the Pacific.  American Samoa Flag Day festivals are also celebrated in American cities with Samoan communities.    

Read more about this year's celebration here