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Manu Samoa, Denotation & Implication: A pictorial essay

Grandiose, I get it. But this stuff is serious for me and the thousands of Manu Samoa fans who are praying, cheering and longing for a favorable result for their team. I’m often asked why I’m so fanatical about Samoa’s … Continue reading

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I left my heart in Samoa

I was seven years old when I saw my first fautasi race. I was sitting on a small strip of grass between Aggie Greys Hotel and the bridge that spans the mouth of the Vaisigano River. “What are we doing … Continue reading

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Got Haka?

For the record, I wasn’t there. I don’t know anyone who was involved in the incident nor do I claim to be an expert in the haka. I don’t even do it well. What I do know and understand is … Continue reading

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