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The Western Samoa Cultural Group was first formed in 1971 to perform in the First South Pacific Festival of Arts which was held in Suva, Fiji By Ken AIono

Picnic party, Papaloloa Falls, Apia, Samoa, 1899 Letogo Road, Apia, Samoa 21 July 1899

Picnic party, Papaloloa Falls, Apia, Samoa, 1899 Letogo Road, Apia, Samoa 21 July 1899

Samoa ‘Wouldn’t You Like to See Samoa!’ c.1956, Apia Western Samoa, B. Cave, Images of Empire, 7603.

Samoa ‘Wouldn’t You Like to See Samoa!’ Apia Western Samoa, B. Cave, Images of Empire,

The lying in state of Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III, Samoa, 1929.  Amongst those around the coffin are, from left to right: Faumuina Fiame Mulinu'u I (seated in foreground), Tamasese's son (above Faumuina, with folded arms), Tuimaleai'ifano (with arm in a sling), Mrs Ala Tamasese (seated, in profile), and two European Mau supporters, Alfred Hall Skelton and Alfred G. Smyth.

Samoa Funeral of Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III. Seated in front is Mata'afa Faumuina Fiame Mulinuu I who was married to Malietoa Leaupepa's daughter. His son was the first Prime Minister of Samoa.

Aggie Grey is here somewhere as well as the Swann girls. ~ 1913

Aggie Grey is here somewhere as well as the Swann girls.

The people in this photo are (left-to-right): Back row, unknown, William Osbahr, Herbert Phineas, Sinaumea Hunter, unknown, Mac McKay, unknown, unknown...Visit link to see full list of names. Credit: McKay Family Collection.

The people in this photo are (left-to-right): Back row, unknown, William Osbahr, Herbert Phineas, Sinaumea Hunter, unknown, Mac McKay, unknown, unknown...Visit link to see full list of names. Credit: McKay Family Collection.

New Zealand nurses in Apia, Samoa, during the First World War

Wilson, Fanny – New Zealand nurses in Apia, Samoa, during the First World War

Ah Kuoi 'Aiga Blog: Fung Kuoi Kee Ah Kuoi was born around 1884 in South China. He traveled to Samoa in 1908. After the 3 year contract term expired, Fung Kuoi was allowed to remain on in Samoa as a tailor. He settled with Mele Brown from Lona Fagaloa around 1917 and they were married in 1920.

Ah Kuoi 'Aiga Blog: Fung Kuoi Kee Ah Kuoi was born around 1884 in South China. He traveled to Samoa in 1908. After the 3 year contract term expired, Fung Kuoi was allowed to remain on in Samoa as a tailor. He settled with Mele Brown from Lona Fagaloa around 1917 and they were married in 1920.

Samoan Hair Women | Unidentified woman with one dark and one light flower in hair, which ...

Samoan Hair Women | Unidentified woman with one dark and one light flower in hair, which ...

File:Lauaki Namulau'ulu Mamoe (standing 3rd from left with orator's staff) and other chiefs aboard German warship taking them to exile in Saipan, 1909.jpg -  Iiga Pisa would have been 26 y old at the time of exile 1909 and I wonder if that the young man seated. He was known to be fair unlike his brother Sio.

Lauake Namulau’ulu Mamoe (standing third from left with orators staff) and other chiefs aboard the German warship taking them to exile in Saipan in Alexander Turnbull Library

Traffic officer standing on a platform with an umbrella directing traffic in Apia, Western Samoa.

Traffic officer standing on a platform with an umbrella directing traffic in Apia, Western Samoa.