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Samoa

Images from the Past: Samoa Culture

Courtesy of George Handy Bates Samoan Papers. University of Delaware Library, Newark, Del. In 1886, President Grover Cleveland made George Handy Bates a “special agent to investigate conditions in Samoa.” While studying the history and culture...
Bloody Gums

Bloody Gums Collective Aspires to Inspire

So often in the world it's cool to be nonchalant and blasé about everything; and We wanted to show everyone that the only way anything great ever happens is through passion. So, through our own passion for art, camaraderie and being on the street, we...
Kosovo

FRANK151 in Kosovo and Belgrade

Frank contributor Boogie always keeps us updated on his travels: after stops in Thailand and Jamaica already this year, he returned to his homeland of Serbia and the lands formerly known as Yugoslavia.

Tatau is the Pillar of Samoan Culture

The practice of the tufuga tatatau (tattoo artist) is an honored profession, which has been passed down through two Samoan families, Su'a and Tulou'ena, since the 19th century.