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My Tatau: Matalena Leaupepe shares what her tatau (Sāmoan tattoo) means to her

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“To be wearing something that is so visible and so out there … it’s given me more of a sense of confidence in my own standing as a Sāmoan woman.” Five Sāmoan New Zealanders share what their tatau means to them. ʻUa faʻasoa mai e tagata Sāmoa e toʻalima mai Niu Sila le tāua o le tatau iā i latou. Tokorima ngā uri o Hāmoa nō Aotearoa e kōrero ana mō ā rātou tatau. Part of the exhibition ‘Tatau: Tatau Sāmoa ma ata puʻe | Sāmoan Tattooing and Photography’: https://www.tepapa.nz/tatau
Display date:
10/11/2019
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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
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