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My Tatau: Sadat Muaiava shares what his tatau (Sāmoan tattoo) means to him

“When I use it as an orator it brings mana to the words that I speak because the tatau in a sense is an ancient language.” 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’:
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