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O lau malu
1
@vanschaijik
Name: Sonya Van Schaijik
School: Newmarket School
City: Auckland
Role: E-Learning Lead Teacher
E...
E iloa le tagata lona tulaga i upu e
tautala ai
@vanschaijik
2
Selenia Matalaoa Fonoti Thompson - my grandmother
O le taim...
O au matua o mea sina mai le Atua
@vanschaijik
3
My parents
Mum is Samoan
Dad is Kiwi
O lou tina tausi
@vanschaijik
4
My Godmother
She got in right
behind me
Teu le gafa
@vanschaijik
5
Guardians of family history
Family Matai Fonoti Kaeoalii
O au mamanu
6
@vanschaijik
1. Fa’avaetuli- cheron motif derived from the footprint of the sand piper.
2. Fa’agogo- terns
3...
Le Mata o le Malu
7
@vanschaijik
7. Mata o le laumei- stylised turtle eyes represent both my sons
8. Fa’a au’upega- net mo...
8
Tufuga Ta Tatau
@vanschaijik
Tui Fa’asisina Tulouena Sua
-apprentice under both tattoo
masters and was awarded both
Samo...
E le o se mea e tau faaalialia
@vanschaijik
9
Some people say the malu
is shown only when it
needs to be shown.
I say- Do ...
Process of tatau
@vanschaijik 10
36 hours
6x days
6x hour per day
“A leai se gagana, ua leai se aganu’u.
A leai se aganu’u ona po lea o le nu’u.”
Aione Fanaafi Le Tagaloa
@vanschaijik
11
A...
O lau Malu o Mea Sina mai
Samoa
@vanschaijik
12
with the blessing comes
responsibility
Uso ma aiga
@vanschaijik
13
My sisters and family
-support
-cooking for the team
and visitors
-looking out for me
Ta Tatau
@vanschaijik
14
Tools for the tatau and the
rhythm.
Le Pea ma le Malu
@vanschaijik
15
Samaga Pea
@vanschaijik
16
Celebrations
Connections to the past
paving the way to the future.
@vanschaijik
17
Taofi mau i au mea sina
subduerofconfusion.tumblr.com
Vaemasenuu Zita Martel
Samoa’s First female Fautasi ...
@vanschaijik
18
O lo’u malaga
Revisiting with
different eyes
Falealupo
Some useful links.
@vanschaijik
19
Sonya @vanschaijik
www.youtube.com/ulimasao08
www.teachmeetnz.wikispaces.com
www.slides...
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  1. 1. O lau malu 1 @vanschaijik Name: Sonya Van Schaijik School: Newmarket School City: Auckland Role: E-Learning Lead Teacher ESOL Teacher www.svanschaijik.com
  2. 2. E iloa le tagata lona tulaga i upu e tautala ai @vanschaijik 2 Selenia Matalaoa Fonoti Thompson - my grandmother O le taimane o le matou aiga. “You can tell a person by their actions and words.” I am the little branch on her tree, whatever I do - she will always know. O au o se uputi o le laau o le gafa o lou aiga
  3. 3. O au matua o mea sina mai le Atua @vanschaijik 3 My parents Mum is Samoan Dad is Kiwi
  4. 4. O lou tina tausi @vanschaijik 4 My Godmother She got in right behind me
  5. 5. Teu le gafa @vanschaijik 5 Guardians of family history Family Matai Fonoti Kaeoalii
  6. 6. O au mamanu 6 @vanschaijik 1. Fa’avaetuli- cheron motif derived from the footprint of the sand piper. 2. Fa’agogo- terns 3. Fa’a ‘aveau- Starfish motif 4. Aso moelua -double lines sleeping together 5. Fa’atalalaupaogo- pandanus leaf barbs 6. Fa’a anufe- worm 11. Fa’a fetu Anthropologist Noel L McGrevy (discussion) McGrevy, Noel L. O Le Ta Tatau, Traditional Samoan Tattooing. Unpublished manuscript. Auckland: Culture Consultants International, 1989
  7. 7. Le Mata o le Malu 7 @vanschaijik 7. Mata o le laumei- stylised turtle eyes represent both my sons 8. Fa’a au’upega- net motif - represent connections 9. Fa’a atualoa- centipede motif 10. Fa’a ulutao- spearheads
  8. 8. 8 Tufuga Ta Tatau @vanschaijik Tui Fa’asisina Tulouena Sua -apprentice under both tattoo masters and was awarded both Samoan Tattoo Titles.
  9. 9. E le o se mea e tau faaalialia @vanschaijik 9 Some people say the malu is shown only when it needs to be shown. I say- Do you have a malu?
  10. 10. Process of tatau @vanschaijik 10 36 hours 6x days 6x hour per day
  11. 11. “A leai se gagana, ua leai se aganu’u. A leai se aganu’u ona po lea o le nu’u.” Aione Fanaafi Le Tagaloa @vanschaijik 11 A normal malu takes 8 hours. Malu valavala Mine took 36 hours. Malu gigi’i - detailing in the patterns.
  12. 12. O lau Malu o Mea Sina mai Samoa @vanschaijik 12 with the blessing comes responsibility
  13. 13. Uso ma aiga @vanschaijik 13 My sisters and family -support -cooking for the team and visitors -looking out for me
  14. 14. Ta Tatau @vanschaijik 14 Tools for the tatau and the rhythm.
  15. 15. Le Pea ma le Malu @vanschaijik 15
  16. 16. Samaga Pea @vanschaijik 16 Celebrations Connections to the past paving the way to the future.
  17. 17. @vanschaijik 17 Taofi mau i au mea sina subduerofconfusion.tumblr.com Vaemasenuu Zita Martel Samoa’s First female Fautasi skipper.
  18. 18. @vanschaijik 18 O lo’u malaga Revisiting with different eyes Falealupo
  19. 19. Some useful links. @vanschaijik 19 Sonya @vanschaijik www.youtube.com/ulimasao08 www.teachmeetnz.wikispaces.com www.slideshare.net/ulimasao +SonyaVanSchaijik www.instagram.com/vanschaijik www.svanschaijik.blogspot.com
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My personal Tattoo. Shared at Eduignite Auckland June 2014.

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