Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before
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Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before

By George Turner
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  • SAMOA
  • A HUNDRED YEARS AGO AND LONG BEFORE.
    • GEORGE TURNER, LL.D.
    • Contents
  • CHAPTER I.
    • Position Of The Islands—Early Visitors And Traditionary Origin.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • Samoa.—Origin of the Name.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • A Future State—Religion, Etc.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • Gods Superior—War And General Village Gods.
      • 1. Aitu Langi, or Gods of heaven.
      • 2. Alii Tu, or The God who stands.
      • 3. Ave I Le Tala, Or Take to the end of the house.
      • 4. Fonge And Toafa.
      • 5. Fanonga, Destruction.
      • 6. Faamalu, Shade.
      • 7. Faaola, Life-giver.
      • 8. O Le Fe'e, The cuttle-fish (Octopus).
      • 9. Fuai Langi, Beginner of the Heavens.
      • 10. Ga'e Fefe, Breathless fear.
      • 11. La'ala'a—Step over.
      • 12. Laa Maomao—The great step.
      • 13. Mao Ma Uli—Mistake and Black.
      • 14. Matuu—Heron, or "Andrea sacra."
      • 15. Moso.
      • 16. Nafanua—Hidden inland.
      • 17. Nave.
      • 18. Nonia.
      • 19. O Le Nifo Loa—The long tooth.
      • 20. Pava.
      • 21. Pili Ma Le Maa—The lizard and the stone.
      • 22. Stones.
      • 23. Le Sa—The sacred one.
      • 24. Sili Vaai—Far-seeing.
      • 25. Sa Fulu Sa—Of the sacred feather.
      • 26. Sama—Yellow.
      • 27. Salevao—Sacred one of the bush.
      • 28. Sepo Malosi—Sepo the strong.
      • 29. Siuleo—Tail of the voice, or echo.
      • 30. Taafanua—Walk the land.
      • 31. Tangaloa Langi—Tangaloa of the heavens.
      • 32. Tapaai—Beckoning.
      • 33. Taema—Glittering black.
      • 34. Taisumalie—Tide gently rising.
      • 35. Tili Tili—Swift.
      • 36. Titi Usi—Glittering leaf girdle.
      • 37. Tongo—Mangrove.
      • 38. Tu—Stand.
      • 39. Tufi—To pick up.
      • 40. Turia—Driven.
      • 41. Tuifiti—King of Fiji.
      • 42. Tuna Ma Fata—The Eel and the Litter.
      • 43. Vave—Swift.
    • 1. Aitu Langi, or Gods of heaven.
    • 2. Alii Tu, or The God who stands.
    • 3. Ave I Le Tala, Or Take to the end of the house.
    • 4. Fonge And Toafa.
    • 5. Fanonga, Destruction.
    • 6. Faamalu, Shade.
    • 7. Faaola, Life-giver.
    • 8. O Le Fe'e, The cuttle-fish (Octopus).
    • 9. Fuai Langi, Beginner of the Heavens.
    • 10. Ga'e Fefe, Breathless fear.
    • 11. La'ala'a—Step over.
    • 12. Laa Maomao—The great step.
    • 13. Mao Ma Uli—Mistake and Black.
    • 14. Matuu—Heron, or "Andrea sacra."
    • 15. Moso.
    • 16. Nafanua—Hidden inland.
    • 17. Nave.
    • 18. Nonia.
    • 19. O Le Nifo Loa—The long tooth.
    • 20. Pava.
    • 21. Pili Ma Le Maa—The lizard and the stone.
    • 22. Stones.
    • 23. Le Sa—The sacred one.
    • 24. Sili Vaai—Far-seeing.
    • 25. Sa Fulu Sa—Of the sacred feather.
    • 26. Sama—Yellow.
    • 27. Salevao—Sacred one of the bush.
    • 28. Sepo Malosi—Sepo the strong.
    • 29. Siuleo—Tail of the voice, or echo.
    • 30. Taafanua—Walk the land.
    • 31. Tangaloa Langi—Tangaloa of the heavens.
    • 32. Tapaai—Beckoning.
    • 33. Taema—Glittering black.
    • 34. Taisumalie—Tide gently rising.
    • 35. Tili Tili—Swift.
    • 36. Titi Usi—Glittering leaf girdle.
    • 37. Tongo—Mangrove.
    • 38. Tu—Stand.
    • 39. Tufi—To pick up.
    • 40. Turia—Driven.
    • 41. Tuifiti—King of Fiji.
    • 42. Tuna Ma Fata—The Eel and the Litter.
    • 43. Vave—Swift.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • Gods Inferior, Or Household Gods.
      • 1. Aloimasina—Child of the Moon.
      • 2. Apelesa—Sacred fulness.
      • 3. Asomua—First Day.
      • 4. Leatualoa—The long god, or the centipede.
      • 5. O Le Aumā—The red liver.
      • 6. Iulautalo—Ends of the taro leaf.
      • 7. O Le Alii O Fiti—The Chief of Fiji.
      • 8. Limulimuta—Sea-weed.
      • 9. Moso'oi.
      • 10. Fatupuaa Ma Le Fee—The pig's heart and the octopus.
      • 11. Pu'a.
      • 12. Samani.
      • 13. Satia.
      • 14. Sengi Vave—Snatch quickly.
      • 15. Soesai.
      • 16. Si'u—Extremity or end.
      • 17. Sina 'Ai Mata—Sina the eye-eater.
      • 18. Tongo.
      • 19. Tuialii—King of Chiefs.
      • 20. Tuipangota—The King of Criminals.
      • 21. Taumanupepe—Fight creature butterfly.
      • 22. Ulavai—Fresh-water prawn, or crayfishes.
    • 1. Aloimasina—Child of the Moon.
    • 2. Apelesa—Sacred fulness.
    • 3. Asomua—First Day.
    • 4. Leatualoa—The long god, or the centipede.
    • 5. O Le Aumā—The red liver.
    • 6. Iulautalo—Ends of the taro leaf.
    • 7. O Le Alii O Fiti—The Chief of Fiji.
    • 8. Limulimuta—Sea-weed.
    • 9. Moso'oi.
    • 10. Fatupuaa Ma Le Fee—The pig's heart and the octopus.
    • 11. Pu'a.
    • 12. Samani.
    • 13. Satia.
    • 14. Sengi Vave—Snatch quickly.
    • 15. Soesai.
    • 16. Si'u—Extremity or end.
    • 17. Sina 'Ai Mata—Sina the eye-eater.
    • 18. Tongo.
    • 19. Tuialii—King of Chiefs.
    • 20. Tuipangota—The King of Criminals.
    • 21. Taumanupepe—Fight creature butterfly.
    • 22. Ulavai—Fresh-water prawn, or crayfishes.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • The People—Infancy And Childhood.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • Adult And Advanced Years.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • Food—Cooking—Liquors.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • Clothing.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • Amusements.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • Mortality, Longevity, Diseases, Etc.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • Death And Burial.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • Houses.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • Canoes.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • Articles Of Manufacture.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • Government And Laws.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • Wars.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • The Heavens, And The Heavenly Bodies.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • The Origin Of Fire, And Other Stories.
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • Names Of The Islands.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XXI.
    • Political Divisions And Places Of Note On Upolu.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
    • Political Divisions And Places Of Note On Savaii.
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