Small Tattoos — Hummingbird tattoo on the left inner wrist.
Malu are traditional Samoan tattoos, specific to women, bearing cultural significance. The malu covers the legs from just below the knee to the upper thighs, and is typically finer and delicate in design compared to the malofie, the equivalent tattoo for men.
The porch was an outdoor living room, where the family could retire after the activities of a long day. In the evenings, as the outdoor air provided a cool alternative to the stuffy indoor temperatures, the entire family would move to the front porch.