Lesson 12 Samoans - LESSON 12 The Samoans Reading...

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LESSON 12 The Samoans Reading Assignment: Culture Sketches, Chapter 12: “The Samoans: Matai and Migration” Learning Objectives: After completing this lesson, you should have an understanding of the following: The location and environment of the Samoans The types of food and subsistence activities of Samoans The social and familial organization and structure of traditional Samoan life, including roles of chief and roles of household The importance of the matai , even in modern times and even among immigrants to the United States The importance of Christianity, as well as why Christianity as brought by missionaries was so easily adopted by Samonas Key Terms: Matai [family chief] aiga [extended family] fono [village council] household aitu [ghosts] Kava taro horticulture chiefdom rank, status oratory Lecture Notes: This chapter about the Samoans of American Samoa demonstrates the extreme importance that family and social organization can take in a society. You will notice that the family is
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course AFR DANC 100 taught by Professor Ron during the Spring '07 term at CSU Long Beach.

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Lesson 12 Samoans - LESSON 12 The Samoans Reading...

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