Question: What is the Samoan culture known for?

The traditional culture of Samoa is a communal way of life based on Faa Samoa, the unique socio-political culture. The aiga or extended family lives and works together. Elders in the family are greatly respected and hold the highest status, and this may be seen at a traditional Sunday umu (normal oven).

What race are Samoans?

Polynesian Ethnic groups Samoans are mainly of Polynesian heritage, and about nine-tenths of the population are ethnic Samoans. Euronesians (people of mixed European and Polynesian ancestry) account for most of the rest of the population, and a tiny fraction are of wholly European heritage.

What does LAHO mean?

(back slang, slang, vesre) hello, hi.

How do you greet someone in Samoan?

The typical greeting among friends and family is a hug and kiss on the cheek. When greeting friends and family, usually one would use their first name followed by “Talofa” (“Hello”).

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