I Am Samoan

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    Proud of Being a Samoan......

    Well, I was born and raised in Hawaii and have 2 sisters and 1 brother.  But being that my mom and my dad has a lot of siblings, I was raised with a lot of my cousins and we all call each other brothers and sisters!!  After graduating from highh school, I joined that...
    peanut2104 peanut2104
    22-25, F
    Apr 17, 2008

    SAMOAN On the Outside But Not On the Inside!

    oK it's hard growing up in a family who eats take away food constantly including take away FOB food. Me, being the only girl with two older brothers who could care less on who I'm with or where I'm at and parents who won't stop me from going out and doesn't push the fact that...
    LadySoulist LadySoulist
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 24, 2007

    I'm A Samoan, Born In Alaska.

    Moved To Minnesota! No One Here Knows What A Samoan Is!! This Is Very Depressing.
    18-21, F
    Mar 20, 2014

    Would Like To Go Back

    I lived in Samoa until I was four, my mum is full and my dad is 3/4, they both grew up over there.My dad went back to Samoa last month for the first time in 15 years, I would like to go back, even though I was very young when I was there, it reminds me of my Pa, so Samoa will...
    lillypato lillypato
    22-25, F
    May 28, 2012

    <3 Who I Am

    My name is Tiana.I am half samoan half mexican.My dad is full blooded samoan born in Western Samoa and is chief of the village of Afega,My mom however is full Hispanic born and raised in Califronia. Growing up even till this day i am always mistaken as a full blooded mexican.I...
    Tiana06 Tiana06
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2010

    Being Atheist

    Atheists aren't any more immoral than blievers.  I think religious people tend to behave more immorally than atheists as they feel they can do whatever they want and just ask for forgiveness.  The repression of religion also tends to create screwed up people in the first place...
    prettycarol prettycarol
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 23, 2012


    I am a 20 year old College student who is Afakasi (Half Samoan/Half White) and for a long time struggled with my ethnicity. I checked Pacific Islander on all things that asked my race and when people asked what I was, I answered Samoan. My nose, my tan skin, my long thick...
    Lea87 Lea87
    18-21, F
    23 Responses May 25, 2008

    Afakasi Insecurities

    My grandpa is full samoan born and raised in samoa but he moved here and started a family with my white grandma. So basially im only 1/4 samoan. But even since i was little ive been told "you are samoan". But i dont think i look samoan. Ive always been insecure about my skin...
    armscrossed23 armscrossed23
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Oct 30, 2012

    Half Cast

    My dad is full samoan and my mother is european caucasion/english i live in newzealand growing up and even now-all the time i get mistaken for a maori-half cast maori/european--i freak people out when i say my dad is full samoan-its really cool:) Growing up i never really learnt...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 3, 2012

    A Bit About My Family :)

    My name is Sarai and I live in California. I've always wanted to visit the islands. My dad is Samoan and Irish and my mom is Samoan, Chinese and Canadian. Both my parents grew up in American Samoa and slowly made their way here to California. My mom is a Ho-Ching from Nu'uuli and...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 15, 2013

    I've Always Dreamed of Liv...

    I've always dreamed of living on an Island so maybe really I am Samoan afterall!!
    Ebbandflow Ebbandflow
    36-40, F
    Jan 15, 2008

    Samoan-indian-fijian Babeh..xx

    I am 1/2 samoan, and 1/2 indian-fijian (however thats supposed to work) LOL my mum 'Tausaga Lealiiee' is a full blooded Samoan from the island of Savaii; papalii and my Dad is full blooded Indian from the beautiful island of Fiji; Ba. I think its because Ive been to Fiji so many...
    miishriish miishriish
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Sep 3, 2008

    Hey who gave you fobs a computer?

    lmao j/k j/k ... 100% Samoan and Proud .. chee hooo. I loves my peoples
    1Samoana 1Samoana
    31-35, M
    Dec 6, 2013

    SAMOAN and Proud !

    coconutjuice coconutjuice
    4 Responses Feb 13, 2009

    DECLARATION of Samoan Rights Under the Fa’asamoa

    I am Samoan.  Dear Samoan,   The rights recognized herein constitute the minimum standards for the survival, dignity and well-being of the Samoan Aiga of the world. When seeking protection of these Aiga should quote this declaration, its date and the preamble to the...
    Lufasiaitu Lufasiaitu
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Jun 20, 2008

    "palagi Pepelo"

    Growing up in Samoa would have to be the most difficult thing to go through as an afakasi child. I look palagi, but I sure do tan great(: Lol. I have green eyes, but the body of a Samoan woman. As a child I could remember getting teased by family and other kids. I was a "Palagi...
    lala684 lala684
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 7, 2012
    ZoeBright ZoeBright
    22-25, F
    Jul 16, 2015

    I'm Sorry to Mybeloved and Oriana!

    I'm sorry to these two. I was way out of line with what I said, blinded by anger I guess. I took this place to be somewhere you can vent your frustrations out, lol and well getting shot down because of it just wasn't something I saw coming. I should have kept the samoan part...
    LadySoulist LadySoulist
    22-25, F
    Nov 18, 2007

    Those Afakasis

    There was this family (afakasis i guess) that was really popular while i was living there as a kid (probably still are). They were really up themselves, i didnt get why people used their last name just to fit in at school if you had their last name you would be considered popular...
    belkaio belkaio
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2010

    All I can say it that I am a proud Samoan!

    cheehoo. Samoa mo Samoa! 😍👊
    moonela moonela
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2015

    Just Another Teine Samoa.....

    After I was born, my mum sent me to Samoa with my mama and papa to be raised in Samoa while my mum stayed in the states to work. When it was time for me to start school I can back to the states, my mama and papa stayed and live with us so my mum could work. I went to a Samoan...
    Lecia Lecia
    3 Responses Jul 9, 2008

    Samoa Rugby

    Im not from Samoa, but every year in Vegas at the USA 7's, the Samoan supporters are phenomenal. Love it
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2012

    My World View As Of Now.

    My World View Within Society Samoa is a small island in the South Pacific that is barely visible on the map with a naked eye. I was born and raised in Samoa, into a culture with a very strict social hierarchy, role separation, and religion within our society. My current world...
    prettycarol prettycarol
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Mar 19, 2012

    Being half European, half Samoan,

    I'm always torn about which path I should take. I never learnt the samoan language and I wish I did. Culture is so important, it's what makes you belong if you have no belonging. I always picture myself living two lifestyles and I don't know which one I would rather, both...
    Fictionallands Fictionallands
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2014
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