Unformatted text preview: -faleolupe- where the art of tattoo originated. -Symbols of boat on tattoo-represents the men who came to the islands. -Now, all the samoans united as one in special ceremonies. Difficult to merge the American and samoan life- have to live the American life at work and can only live traditionally at home. Missed a lot of the culture as he grows up in the US cant wait to go back to samoa so he can get the tatau. The first missionaries- 1830. many had incorporated the Christian religion into their lifestyles....
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- Fall '06
- Christianity, Samoa, American Samoa, Samoans, Europeans colonized