Display of furniture amazingly made from wooden pallets
Display of furniture amazingly made from wooden pallets during the ASCADSV Block Grant Project — Trade and Skill Building: Sewing and Carpentry, displayed last week Friday, Sept. 11 at their headquarters on Tolu street in Tafuna.  During the closing ceremony and celebration Mr. Ata Wily was thanked for sharing his skills with the participants. Read story in Sunday’s issue. [courtesy photo]
DOE Teacher Quality Mrs Jubilee Apulu
Le fa’atonu o le DOE Teacher Quality Mrs Jubilee Apulu ua faia fo’i lana folasaga i le vasega o faiaoga ua vavae mai lona piliota i le afiafi o le aso Lulu na te’a nei. O ala e mafai ona faafiafiaina ai faia’oga e aoao atu, a’o le fa’afiafiaina atili o fanau aoga ina ia latou fiafia ma usita’i e fia maua le poto ma le aoaoina. [ata: Leua Aiono Frost]
Three senior citizens at bus stop
Senior citizens wait at the bus stop in Fagatogo for their “Dial a Ride” to head home after performing with the senior citizens group from TAOA during a ceremony last Friday morning at the Fagatogo Malae to officially close the American Samoa 2020 Census. [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
Demonstrators protesting use of land
Members of the Laulu Family, Tavai Family and people of Gataivai gathered yesterday morning to participate in a peaceful protest calling out government leaders to return their land that was given by their ancestors for government use. According to the family, the land was given to the government for its use, however, instead of using the land for government development, it turns around and leases it out. The families are calling on the government to return their land, if it ‘doesn’t need it’. [photo by AF]

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