Tupua Tamasese lying in state

Tupua Tamasese lying in state

The lying in state of Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III, Samoa, 1929.

Amongst those around the coffin are, from left to right: Faumuina Fiame Mulinu'u I (seated in foreground), Tamasese's son (above Faumuina, with folded arms), Tuimaleai'ifano (with arm in a sling), Mrs Ala Tamasese (seated, in profile), and two European Mau supporters, Alfred Hall Skelton and Alfred G. Smyth.

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Posted: 01 Jun 2015

I love how my fellow Samoan brothers and sisters stood up for wat they believe in! Every year on Samoan language week I remember them who sacrificed their life so that I could live! Thank You for being here for my country! Samoa till I die!