THE TATAU SONG

This is a lose English translation of the Tatau song as chanted by the twin sisters Taema and Tilafaiga depicted in the popular legend. This is the known origin Of the tattooing of the tatau in Samoa A journey by two maidens Who swam from Fiji across the open sea They brought the tattooing kit …

THE TATAU LEGEND

MY CONNECTION TO THE TATAU LEGEND: The attainment and right to practice the art of the tatau There has only been one prevailing version of the Tatau legend that has been passed down through generations. Other variations or accurate historical accounts of this myth are yet to be academically verified. In the Samoan culture, the …