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Dances of Sāmoa

Dances of sāmoa cover.
Sj level 2 cover image oct2012.

by Toleafoa Avauli Peter Setefano

This article describes three well-known dance forms from Sāmoa. The article is accompanied by colourful, high-energy photos of students from a Porirua primary school performing the slap dance and the sāsā. The article features some of the history of the dances and it also provides opportunities for an in-depth exploration of the relationship between the heroes of the dances and the stories that each dance tells. 

Series: School Journal Level 2, October 2012

Learning area: English, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 4

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: dance, Sāmoa, Porirua, slap dance, sāsā. article, history

In: School Journal Level 2, October 2012

Publication date: October 2012

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