Documentation of Samoan Archaeological and Built Heritage Places and Associated Oral Traditions

This project involves the compilation of an authoritative inventory of culturally important sites and their associated traditions.

Samoa’s ancient and historic sites are touchstones of Samoan cultural identity, but they are at risk of fading into oblivion for lack of documentation or understanding of their value. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Samoa, Polynesia, Oceania Organiser(s): National University of Samoa Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $65,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2015 Project Status: Completed
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