Ch 35: Samoa

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 ...

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.