Samoan dating culture

On this much celebrated day in Samoa, children are allowed privileges including being served first during meal time.

Samoans have a lot of the same roots as other island cultures of the South Pacific so they have many aspects in common.

The history of the Samoan tattoo, or tatau, is steeped in cultural tradition.

An important rite of passage, the ritual application of a traditional Samoan design honors the journey into adulthood and the bravery of the individual undergoing this very painful and extensive process.

Every year in October or November, a week after the full moon, the palolo sea worm that lives in coral rises to the sea’s surface for one or two nights.

Many Samoans eagerly await this night and scoop up large amounts of this ‘Pacific caviar’ along the shoreline with hand nets.

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