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Samoan heroes

documentary heritage
  • Description

    "A collection of inspirational stories of achievers who have Samoan ancestry. It includes: contemporary heroes like Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Troy Polamalu, Judge Ida Malosi, Savage and Associate Professor Donna Adis; historical figures like Emma Coe, Tamasese, Salamasina and Lauaki; legends like Sina, Ti'iti'i and Tigilau"--Back cover

  • Place
  • Other Id

    DU818.A2 RIL (Library of Congress Call Number)

    91400 (Cat ID)

    91210 (Presto content ID)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Samoan heroes
  • Primary Maker
  • Contributor/Publisher
    [Reading Warrior]
  • Place
  • Date
  • Production date notes
  • Physical Description

    154 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 cm

  • Language
  • Level of Current Record
    Bib record
  • Member Object

    1 item in this collection. View all items.

  • Edition/State/Version
    First edition
  • Subject Category
  • Content
    Foreword -- Introduction -- The first Samoans -- Malietoa Tanumafili II -- Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta'isi Efi -- Salamasina -- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson -- Tana Umaga -- Playing with fire -- Fauea» and Puaseisei -- James Johnson -- Ida Malosi -- Nafanua -- Namulau'ulu Lauaki Mamoe -- Mauala'ivao Albert Wendt -- Associate Professor Donna Rose Addis -- To'aletai David Tua -- Ua Malie Toa, Ua Malo Tau -- Ta'isi Olaf Nelson -- Toeolesulusulu Associate Professor Damon Salesa -- Fatu and the magic crab -- Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III -- Tim Cahill -- Luamanuvao Winnie Laban -- The gift from the grave -- Emma Coe -- Michael Meredith -- Demetrius "Savage" Savelio -- Papali'i Fatu Feu'u -- Hooked! -- Uluao "Freddie" Letuli -- Troy Polamalu -- Fiame Naomi Mata'afa -- Richard and Anthony Talauega -- The legend of the eight eared cannibal giant -- Luisa Avaiki and Ruben Wiki -- Greg Louganis -- Papali'i Dr Semisi Ma'ia'i -- Who stole my taro? -- Aggie Grey -- Mata'afa Faumuina Fiame Mulinu'u II -- Your turn -- Sources and notes
  • Public Access Text

    [Keywords: Samoans - Biography - Juvenile literature; Successful people - Biography - Juvenile literature - Samoa; Samoans - Biography - Juvenile literature; Samoa - Juvenile literature - History; Successful people - Biography - Juvenile literature - Samoa; Successful people]

    Includes bibliographical references

  • Subject Notes
    David Riley is a high school teacher based in South Auckland, New Zealand.
    Michel Mulipola is an Auckland-based Samoan artist.
  • Collection Type
    Reading Room
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    19 Dec 2023

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