Posts Tagged ‘Mt Vaea Band

20
Jan
09

MT VAEA BAND ‘MAMA’ A SPECIAL DEDICATION ALBUM & MUSIC VIDEOS

This was a special dedication album of Mt Vaea Band ‘Mama’ produced by Christian Brown as a tribute to his parents the late Hon Teoteo Asiasi’au Tiatia Sauso’o Fonoti Brown and Etevise Strickland-Brown, and in memory of his brother Fata Oliula Aukusitino Brown and sister Veronica Brown-Keil who have also passed on to the next life.

Love always, your son and brother Christian Brown and the J.B. Fonoti Family Le Aiga Sa-Fonoti o Lotofaga ma Lalovaea, ma le Aiga Pa’ia o Sa-Levalasi i Lotofaga Atua.

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The Mt Vaea band album ‘mama’ was recognised commercially and become a multiple award winning album in 2006. Won ‘the Best Polynesian Album Award’ at the Hawaii Music Awards 2006, the ‘Best Pacific Group Award’ at the Pacific Music Awards 2006, and ‘Best Pacific Album Award’ at the NZ TUI Music Awards 2006. And 4 tracks of the album features in the movie ‘Sione’s Wedding’.

MT VAEA BAND AT THE PACIFIC MUSIC AWARDS 2006

MT VAEA BAND LIVE ON COAST TV SONG ‘OE MA A’U/YOU AND I’

MT VAEA BAND LIVE INTERVIEW ON COAST TV 2006

MT VAEA BAND LIVE ON COAST TV SONG ‘TA’ALOGA SAMOA

MT VAEA BAND LIVE INTERVIEW ON PACIFIC BEAT STREET TVNZ 2006

MT VAEA BAND THE OFFICIAL FAN CLUB SITE CLICK ON LINK : MTVAEABAND

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Roma 14, Fuaiupu 7-12: Afai e tatou te ola, tatou te ola mo le Ali’i, pe a fai e oti, e oti mo le Ali’i.

Hon Teoteo Asiasi`au Tiatia Henry Sauso`o Fonoti Brown. Fourth Child and a Son of the Late Hon Fonoti Mata’utia Ioane Brown and Luisa Tuala Brown of Lotofaga and Lalovaea. He was Born on the 20th November 1929 in Samoa and was Educated at Marist Brothers School in Mulivai Apia, and St. Patricks in Auckland New Zealand. He was the Founder and Owner of the famous Mt Vaea Club in Samoa, Plantation and a Cattle Farm at JB Fonoti family land Oliula in Lotofaga.

Hon Teoteo Asiasi`au Tiatia Sauso`o Fonoti Brown was a three times Former Member of Parliament for the Government of Samoa. He Represented the District of Avao in Savai`i island 2 times from the early 1970’s under his Title “Tiatia”. And for Matatufu and Lotofaga district in Upolu island the Third time under his Title “Asiasi`au”. He also holds the Title: “Teoteo” of Lotofaga. Hon Teoteo Asiasi`au Tiatia Sauso`o Fonoti Brown was married to Etevise Strickland of Lepea in Faleata, and they have Nine Children. Hon Teoteo Asiasi`au Tiatia Sauso`o Fonoti Brown died on the 5th of September 2003, And was buried at the JB Fonoti Family Land Oliula in Lotofaga Samoa.

(Beloved father of the webmaster: Christian Teoteo Fonoti Brown)

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SONG: THE WONDER OF YOU – BY ELVIS PRESLEY THE KING OF ROCK & ROLL

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24
Nov
08

LAND & TITLE COURT FINAL DECISION: FIAME MATA’AFA VS FONOTI IOANE BROWN 1952

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FONOTI MATA’UTIA IOANE BROWN O LOTOFAGA ATUA ILE AIGA PA’IA O SA-LEVALASI, MA FIAME MATA’AFA FAUMUINA MULINUU (II) MA SALEVALASI. OLE FA’AIUGA ILE FA’AMASINOGA I MULINUU SAMOA LANDS & TITLE COURT 1952.

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TALA I LE MAFUA’AGA UA ALI’ITA’I AI FALEATA I LE SUAFA FAUMUINA LE TUPUFIA

Ua maliu Tuia’ana Tuiatua Faumuina le Tupufia ona tau ai lea o le taua ina ua fia Tupu uma le fanau a Faumuina, e iai Fonoti, o le teine o Samala’ulu, ma Va’afusuaga Tole’afoa; “le Tupufia o le Faumuina”.

Ona papae ai lea o lo latou taua i Leulumoega e ta’ua o le taua o le Paegauo, o le taua po’o ai o le a e’e iai Papa. O le vevesiga ma le a’afia uma ai o Samoa ona po’o ai o le a Tupu. Ua uma le taua ua manumalo Fonoti ona o le tulaga fulisia o Samoa sa lagolago ia te ia. Ona faae’e ai lea o Papa e fa o le Tuiatua, Tuia’ana, Vaetamasoali’i, ma le Gatoaitele ia Fonoti ma avea ai ma Tupu Tafa’ifa o Samoa. Ona finagalo lea o le Tupu e fia asia le Itumalo o Faleata. Ona o le tasi lenei o Itumalo na tau malosi i le itu taua a le Tupu o Fonoti ma ona tofiga ‘O Faleata, o le Itu Autasi ia Lufilufi ma Leulumoega ma Tuisamau. ‘O le ava a Faleata e fevala’aua’i. Na fa’apea ai fo’i se fuaitau; “O le sola a Faleata e sola ae vave mai”.

O Fonoti o lona tina Manalelei po’o Talaleomalie, o Manalelei Talaleomalie o lona tina Aloalonei, o Aloalonei o lona tina Unusialetoa, o Unusialetoa o lona tina Letele-o-Talaia le alo o Mata’afa o Ululoloa i Faleata, o le fai’a lea a Fonoti le Tupu ma Faleata i lena vaitau o le soifuaga.

Na malaga ai lea o le Tupu o Fonoti i Faleata. O iai i Vaimoso le tagata malosi ma le toa lenei e igoa ia Tiufea. Ona alu ane ai lea o Tiufea ia Fonoti ma lana manulele. Ua fa’alele manu nei le Tupu o Fonoti ma Tiufea. Ua fa’alele e le Tupu o Fonoti le manulele a Tiufea, ua lele aluga ma ifo mai ma tu i le a’ao o le Tupu. Ona fa’alele lea e Tiufea o lana manulele, ua na ona apata e fia lele ma pa’u mai ua tu i le ua o Tiufea. Ua fa’apea lava ona faia e le manulele le apata e fia lele, ma pa’u mai ma tu i le ua o Tiufea.

Ona malele lea o le Tupu o Fonoti ia Tiufea ma Faleata a’o potopoto iai ma le Tupu e fa’apea: “Tiufea, tu’u lou igoa o Tiufea, ae o le a e igoa ia ‘Manuleleua’ e manatua ai pea e Faleata lenei lava aso.” O lona tau, o le’a ou ‘Une’ lou Ao o le ‘Mata’afa i Atua’. Ae aumai le Suafa o lo’u tama o ‘Faumuina ete Ali’ita’i iai (Faleata)’. O to’oto’o fo’i ia o i Faleata Sasa’e ua fa iai to’oto’o o Faleata e o’o mai i aso nei. “Puni loa le Mata’afa, ae puni matatogo Faleata”.

O LE GAFA O MANALELEI TALALEOMALIE LE TINA O LE TUPU TAFA’IFA O FONOTI:
Usu #2 Tuiavi’i le alo o Tui-Toga (viii) ia Letele Talaeia le alo o Mata’afa i Ululoloa Faleata, fa’aee le gafa o Taua’aletoa (tama), ma Unisialetoa (teine).
Usuia Unisialetoa e Malietoa Sa o Mulifanua, fa’aee le gafa o Togia, Ifopo, ma Aloalonei (teine).
Usuia Aloalonei e Vaovasa o Gataivai i Savaii, fa’aee le gafa o Manalelei (teine: po’o Talaleomalie).
Usuia Manalelei po’o Talaleomalie e Tuia’ana Tuiatua Faumuina Le Tupufia, fa’aee le gafa o Fonoti (tama ulumatua “Ole Alii o Aiga”, ma le Tupu Tafa’ifa o Samoa).

Usu #1 Fonoti le Tupu Tafa’ifa ia Fuatino le alo o To’alepaiali’i i Satapuala Aiga Satuala, fa’aee le gafa: o Muagututi’a (tama ulumatua ‘O le Alii o aiga’).
Usu #1 Muagututi’a ia Poto le alo Amituana’i Manaia o Si’ufaitoto’a i Faleata, fa’aee le gafa: o Seutatia (teine ulumatua ‘Feagaiga ale Aiga’, na tofia e ala’ala ile Maota o Mulinu’u Lalogafu’afu’a ma Sepolata’emo i Lufilufi o Tumua Atua).
Usuia Seutatia o Mulinu’u i Lufilufi e Lilomaiava Nailevai’iliili o Palauli i Savai’i, fa’aee le gafa: o Nofoa-tolu Lilomaiava Vae-ole-nofoa-fia (tama: Ulua’i suafa ‘Nofoatolu’ na e’e ile Maota o Mulinu’u Lalogafu’afu’a ma Sepolata’emo i Lufilufi o Tumua Atua)
Usu Nofoatolu Lilomaiava Vaeolenofoafia ia Sinaivaiana le alo o Va’afusuaga o Faga i Savai’i, fa’aee le gafa: o Fonoti Nofoatolu Laufeti’iti’i (tama) [Fonoti o Lotofaga Atua].
Usu Fonoti Nofoatolu Laufeti’iti’i o Mulinu’u i Lufilufi ia Va’asa le alo o Fiame Muagututi’a le Sa’ofaapito ma le Aiga Pa’ia o Salevalasi i Lotofaga Atua, fa’aee le gafa: o Fonoti Oliovaigafa (tama ulumatua ‘O le Alii o aiga’), Nofoatolu Ti’auliva’a (i), ma Lagouta (teine) – [Sa-Fonoti o Lotofaga Atua]
(O Fonoti Oliovaigafa na ai Ali’i mai iai Molio’o ma le Ailaoa e fai ma o latou Ali’i e iai le ulua’i Suafa Fonoti sa ala’ala i lona Maota o ‘Vainiu’ i Faleapuna. Na maliu ai lava le Ali’i ma sa lagomau ai lava. E pa, e leai sona suli. Ae fa’asolo le Suafa ma le gafa o Fonoti le Tupu Tafa’ifa i Lotofaga Atua i suli o Nofoatolu Ti’auliva’a, ma le teine o Lagouta).
(“Fonoti o Lotofaga i Atua o suli tau toto ma le suafa o Fonoti le Tupu Tafa’ifa o Samoa”)

O Va’asa o le alo o Fiame Muagututi’a, o le tasi ole to’afa o lo’o fa’alupe nei i Lotofaga o “Alo-tau-tino ole Sa’ofa’apito ua Fiame”. Ole to’afa lenei e filifili po’o ai so latou suli e nofoia le suafa Fiame, pe’a avanoa. Na usu Fiame Muagututi’a ia Masu le alo o Sitagata Timalesa o Lotofaga fotuai mai o Leaegalesolo (tama), Fuiava’iliili (tama), Va’asa (teine), ma Va’aloa (teine). O le Mavaega a Fiame Muagututi’a Le Sa’ofa’apito o le Aiga Pa’ia o Sa-Levalasi i Lotofaga Atua, E na’o i la’ua teine o Va’asa: Fonoti, ma Va’aloa: Fiame na tofia e alaala (Maota) i gatai’ala i Mala’e i Mulifusi ma Tanumaleu, po’o le Malae o Papa o le Aiga Pa’ia o Sa-Levalasi i Lotofaga Atua.

O LE FIAME LE SA’OFA’APITO MA LE AIGA PA’IA O SALEVALASI I LE MALAE O LOTOFAGA I ATUA

Na ta’oto le fa’atafa o le Tupu Tafa’ifa o Salamasina ile Malae o Mulifusi i Matafagatele, ua ta’ua nei ole Malae o Lotofaga i Atua i aso nei. Na to’ai le toma’aga a Manalelei Talaleomalie ia Tupuola Folopapa i Tanumaleu, ole Malae ua ta’úa o Lotofaga i Atua i aso nei. Ona o’o mai lea ile taimi o Fiame Muagututi’a o ia lea na fa’ato’a sa’ofa’apito ole Malae ua ta’ua nei o Lotofaga i Atua, le Maota o Fiame le Sa’ofa’apito Muagututi’a o Lotofaga Atua. Ole Malae ole fa’autugatagi.

O le ulua’i Fiame o Ufui’avaopupu i Tanumaleu po’o le Malae o Lotofaga i Atua lea ua ta’ua ai nei, na usu ia Levalasi le alo o Tapu o Letaupe i Mata’tufu, fotuai mai o alii nei o Tuiatua, ma le alii o Muagututi’a lea na soso’o ma lona tama ile nofoia ole Fiame. O Fiame Muagututi’a na si’í e Mata’tufu i lalo i Matafagatele, o le ala lea ua ali’i ta’i ai ia Fiame ma sa’ofa’apito iai e o’o mai ile taimi nei ile Malae o Lotofaga i Atua. O ulua’i sa’o sa ala’ala i Tanumaleu lea ua ta’ua nei ole Malae o Lotofaga i Atua, o Tupuola ma Seinafolava. O lo la fa’alagina e fa’apea: Afio mai e na ulua’i sa’o Tupuola ma Seinafolava, Afio mai le fale agafulu o Fiame, Afio mai le falevalu o Seinafolava, Afio mai fa’aulu’ulu Teoteo ma Tumanuvao, Afio mai le ali’i ole ao le tupe na tago’esea Amituana’i, Maliu mai ali’imau o faleupolu Fa’atili ma Lemauga, Susu mai Sitagata ma le va’á na taumualasi ma le aiga Sasitagata, mamalu mai le faleatua.

TOFIGA O LE MALO A FONOTI LE TUPU TAFA’FA O SAMOA (Since: 1600AD)

FA’ALUPEGA AOAO O SAMOA; Tumua ma Pule, Itu’au ma Alataua, Aiga ile tai, ma le Va’a o Fonoti.
TE’O; ‘O oe o le Anava o Taua, ‘Ma lou Manu Samoa.
FIA’AITAGATA; ‘O au Suafa ia o Fatialofa, ma Auelua. ‘O le a fai i la’ua ma Tulauniu o Atua, ‘Punefu o Atua, ‘To’oto’o o le Tuiatua.
MATA’UTIA; ‘O le Va’a o Fonoti, ‘O le Malu o Ma’auga – Leulumoega, ma Lalogafu’afu’a, Lufilufi. ‘Fea, o le Va’a o Fonoti, ‘O fea fo’i e Fa’aopea ia Atua le Fauono.
MOLIO’O; ‘O oe o le Va’a o Fonoti, ‘O oe o le To’o o le Fua.
LEUTELE (Falefa); ‘O oe o le A’ai o le Tupu o Fonoti! ‘Falefa (District), Sanone, Gagaemalae, Saleapaga, Sagapolu, Falevao, Sauago, Saletele, Uafato.
TOFAEONO; ‘E Ono Pou o Lufilufi, Fitu ia te oe. ‘E Iva Pou o Leulumoega, Sefulu ia te oe. ‘E Fitu Pou o le Malietoa, Valu ia te oe. ‘E Tolu Pou o Satunumafono, Fa ia te oe.
O LE VA’A O FONOTI: Samamea, Ma’asina, Lona, Taelefaga, Salimu ma Ma’auga, Musumusu, Falefa, Sanone, Gagaemalae, Saleapaga, Sagapolu, Falevao, Sauago, Saletele, Uafato, Lalomauga, Manunu, Faleapuna, Lufilufi, Saluafata, Fusi, Salelesi Safanua, Fagaloa, Solosolo, Luatuanu’u.
TUMUA O ASIATA: Ole a Falefa Tumua ia te oe (Sa’iliga Malo o Asiata ia Fonoti).

O LE MAVAEGA A FONOTI LE TUPU TAFA’IFA MA LONA USO O VA’AFUSUAGA TOLE’AFOA

Na iloa atu e Tumua ua afio atu Tole’afoa, ona fai atu lea, afio mai i le Maota e te lua talatala ma le Tupu. Tali Tole’afoa, leai oute ava i Tumua, ua lava a’u i lalo o le ulu lea. Ae sa augani atu lona aiga ma Tumua, afio ane ia i le Maota. Na faofale loa Tole’afoa ma sa faa’alia lava lona fa’aaloalo ia Fonoti, ua faae’e o ia i le pou pepe o le isi tala o le Maota o Mulinu’u Lalogafu’afu’a ma Sepolata’emo i Lufilufi Atua.

Ona agiagi atu ai lea o Fonoti le Tupu Tafa’ifa e fa’apea: Tole’afoa e, afio mai o le a totofi ata mea, au’a le nofo lelei ai o lau fanau ma la’u fanau i le lumana’i. O Papa e fa, o le a ia te a’u ma la’u fanau. A’o le Ao o le Tonumaipe’a, o le a ia te oe ma lau fanau. O le a e saofia le Aumaga, o le mea lea e ta’ua ai le Aumaga e Pa’ia, ona o le Ao o Tonumaipe’a ua iai. E te afio i le fala, Na’o oe lava e te nofo i le fala i fafo, E sa se isi o le Aumaga e nofo ise fala. A uma ona mama o le ava, e tu lava le tagata i luga ma lana maga’ava ma tu’u i le tanoa, a’o lau maga’ava e tu mai se tasi na te avatua, ona aumai lea o le tanoa tu i ou luma. A leai se Tupu e alagaina e Tumua, O le a e Tuia’ana Ave’aumalaga. O le a fa’asino fo’i ia te oe upu o le Aualuma. O lou Aualuma o le a tausi e Leulumoega ma e na ta’i Fasito’o-tai ma Fasito’o-uta.

A e toe tago mai i a’u mea, e sauaina oe i le aufuefue ma soloa i le vailalo ma lau fanau. A ou tago atu i au mea ia fa’apea fo’i ona soloa a’u i le aufuefue ma tafea i le vailalo ma la’u fanau.

O le Mavaega lea nai Mulinu’u Lalogafu’afu’a ma Sepolata’emo i Lufilufi Atua a Fonoti le Tupu Tafa’ifa ma lona uso o Va’afusu’aga Tole’afoa, o lo’o tausi iai Samoa i lenei Mavaega e o’o mai i le aso. E tele isi mea ta’ua na maua mai e tagata i le na aso mai tofiga a le Tupu o Fonoti ina o le a maliu. O lea lava e o’o mai i le aso ana tulaga mamalu. E le mafai ona suia ma o lo’o aga’i pea iai fa’aupuga a Samoa i ana mea e fai.

Fai mai le Tupu Tafa’ifa o Fonoti, “E lelepa ia te a’u le vai.” E le toe faia nisi tofiga ma nisi mavaega ua gata ai ia te ia. “O Samoa ua uma ona tofi”.

(“e ufiufi a le tama’imoa i le tanoa, ae ioio lava..”)

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11
Nov
08

Paramount Chief Title Tuimanu’a Alexander Brown Of Ti’avea Aleipata (Scotishman from Great Britain)

A BRIEF HISTORY OF TUIMANU’A ALEXANDER BROWN OF TI’AVEA AT ALEIPATA SAMOA: A SCOTISHMAN AND A CAPTAIN OF HIS SAILS TRADING CARGO SHIP FROM SCOTLAND IN THE 18TH CENTURY.

Father: David Brown (of Leif South, Scotland).
Mother: Ann Bain (of Scotland: David’s first Spouse).
Children:
1. Son: Alexander Brown, Born: 28 July 1810 Scotland, baptism 12 August 1810.
2. Son: James Brown, Born: 17 October, 1813 Scotland, baptism 14 November 1813.
3. Son: David Brown, Born: 30 December 1814 Scotland, baptism in 1815.
Father: David Brown (of Leif South, Scotland).
Mother: Ann Murdock (of Scotland: David’s Second Spouse).
Children:
1. Son: David Lennox Brown, Born 22 July 1822 Scotland, baptism 2 September 1822.

Alexander Brown was born on the 28th July 1810 in Scotland, Great Britain. His father was Mr. David Brown a Scotishman and his mother was Ann Bayne. Mr David Brown a Soldier and Blacksmith in his rank of profession was resided at Leith South, Scotland in Great Britain. Alexander Brown, was known in Samoa as ‘Tuimanu’a’ the holder of the high ranking title, a Paramount Chief in the 18th century bestowed to him by the King Tui-Manu’a of Manu’a island at Tau where abouts the palace of the King or Queen Tui-Manu’a in the eastern side of Western Samoa (apparently by Tui-Manu’a Kamalita). Tuimanu’a Alexander Brown was a Captain of his trading cargo ship a widow and a rank in profession of Trading at the age of 67 years. Tuimanu’a Alexander Brown was legally married to Miss. Ainoama on the 21st day of April 1877. Alexander was 67 years of age and Miss Ainoama was 22 years old. (Miss Ainoama was a daughter of high-talking Chief: Su’a of Samusu village in Aleipata, Upolu in Western Samoa.) And they have four children namely: Phobe Malia Brown, Anne Vaelua Brown, Emma Brown, and William Vili Brown. Alexander Brown was also accompanied by his eldest daughter name Miss Jane (Sieni) Brown from his former spouse back in Scotland. He also had six Hawaiian crewmen picked up from Hawaii on the way to the Manu’a island for his four sails cargo ship.

Father: Alexander Brown of Ti’avea Samoa (Son of David Brown and Ann Bain in Scotland).
Mother: Ainoama Su’a o Samusu Ti’avea Samoa (Daughter of Su’a in Samusu Samoa).
Married: 21 April 1877 Samoa: British Consulate: British Conculs District of Navigators Islands. This marriage solemnized between them in the British Consulate according in the precises of the Counsellors: Edward A. Liaradro, and in the presence of: D.S. Parker, and T. Dickson.
Children:
1. Daughter: Phoebe Malia Brown, Born: Feburary 1873.
2. Daughter: Ann Vaelua Brown, Born: March 1875.
3. Daughter: Emma Brown, Born: June 1880.
4. Son: William (Vili) Brown, Born: 25 July 1881.

Also Note: Tuimanu’a Alexander Brown of Ti’avea apparently had 6 other Spouses in Samoa.

Miss Jane Brown was married to high chief Tupuola Auvale of Lona Fagaloa in Upolu Samoa. Tuimanu’a Alexander Brown has great grand daughters through the marriage of his daughter Miss Jane Brown, that one was named ‘Afugalooletuimanu’a’, the name means ‘The Forgotten or Lost or Spent Strengh (sweat) of Tuimanu’a Alexander Brown in Fagaloa’. Another granddaughter was named ‘Afulilooletuimanu’a’, the name means the ‘Tuimanua’s Strength (afu)’ buried in Fagaloa. There is a lake there in the village of Fagaloa called ‘AFULILO’ was named after Tuimanu’a Alexander John Brown. The other granddaughter was also named ‘Fa’amalumalugaoletuimanu’a’, the name was to remind the bestowing of the highest Title Tuimanu’a to Alexander Brown of Scotland by King Tui-Manu’a of Manu’a island. Apparently it was not a paramount chief title as usual but a King’s Title of a small island of Manu’a and its true. You would prove that if refer to history between the King Tui-Toga of Tonga and King Tui-Manu’a of Manu’a in those days that we still follow up.

Tuimanu’a Alexander Brown also his grandson through the marriage of his daughter Anne Vaelua Brown to Tafea Lomano Maioa of the King Fonoti Tupu Tafa’ifa of Samoa family lineage. He was Fonoti Mata’utia Ioane Brown of Lotofaga and Lalovaea. Born 17 Feb 1901 and died 9 Oct 1974. He was educated at Marist Brothers School from 1908 to 1913. He worked with Westbrook and Burns Philip as a Salesman, and he became an entrepreneur himself and was the first Samoan successful businessman to distinguish himself in this field. He owned many successful companies, and was also became the most successful planters and cattlemen. BUSINESSMAN: He owned a Bakery in Matatufu, A trading vessel called ‘Star Of The Sea’ and was engaged in Agricultural Development in Lotofaga. (In time he became The Most Successful of Planters and Cattlemen). He Established the First Primary School at Lotofaga which taught Agricultural Subjects. J.B. Fonoti Set up: The Samoa Traders Ltd.; The Mulifanua Trading Ltd.; and JB Fonoti Ltd. He also opened a Supermarket including a Bakery with delivery for Aleipata district and Lotofaga district Atua from his property in Lotofaga. POLITICIAN: While engaged to all Business Activities, Hon J.B. Fonoti was also a Successful Politician. He was the leader of The Fono a Faipule of Government of Samoa from 1939 to 1947. And was also a member of the Government of Samoa Legislative Assembly from 1948 to 1957. And a member of the Working Committee of the Constitutional Convention of the Government of Samoa in 1954 to 1957. He was the leader of the MAU for Atua also in 1935 till his last year for the MAU in Vaimoso 1942. He was the founder and leader of The Samoa Democratic Political Party in 1951/1953. When the New Zealand Governor-General Sir.Cyril Newall on his third visit to Samoa on June 1944, while welcoming, leader Faipule Hon J.B. Fonoti and on behalf of the Fono of Faipule, directly expressed solid criticism of the New Zealand policy. And much more directly to the New Zealand Prime Minister the Rt. Hon Mr. Peter Fraser on his visited for a special fono to discuss matters on the spot, on the 20-26th of December the same year 1944. Demands were made by leader Fono o Faipule Hon J.B. Fonoti with a list of remits presented to the Prime Minister, most of which were detailed and aimed at progressive displacement of Europeans by Samoans in administration, but which was headed by a firm request for Self-Government in Samoa after the war. PETITION IN 1944: The Petition for Self-Government in Samoa by the leader of Fono o Faipule Hon J.B. Fonoti in 1944. The United Nations approval on the 13th December 1946. The newly Samoan flag was raised on the 1st June 1948. Samoa’s Freedom confirmed!

Mother: Ann Vaelua Brown (Daughter of Alexander Brown of Ti’avea and Ainoama Su’a of Samusu).
Father: Tafea Lomano Maioa Fonoti (Son of Muaimana, the daughter of Fonoti Teoteo Tuipu’avai of Lotofaga Atua, and Tafea Elise, the son of Fonoti Letaupe Tuipalepale and Lupe Tafea Tuai’ipuniu of Mata’tufu Atua).
Married: The Holy Roman Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception at Apia on the 18th December 1895. Officiating Minister being Rev. FR. J. Garnier S.M. Witnessed being: Filipo of Falefa, and Victor Aupito.
Children:
1. Son: Ola Mika Brown.
2. Son: Fonoti Mata’utia John Brown, Born: 17 Feb. 1901.
3. Son: Tasala Brown.
4. Daughter: Bella Brown
5. Daughter: Fiava’ai Brown.

Tuimanu’a Alexander Brown of Ti’avea at Aleipata died at the age of 86 on the 10th of August 1896, And was buried in Ti’avea village at his last permanent residence as officiated by Rev. Opapo of Mormon church.

“TI’AVEA UFA MEA (VALELEA), FAGA LE POVI LE LAVEA…” An old saying by Tuimanu’a Alexander Brown that was well known by the people of Ti’avea in Aleipata back in the days. Tuimanu’a Alexander Brown had a cattle farm, and when someone needed cattle, Tuimanu’a Alexander Brown he sometimes lend them his shotgun that when they missed a shot and wasted a bullet, Tuimanu’a Alexander Brown will say “ Ti’avea Ufa Mea, Faga le Povi le Lavea”. The phrase became very popular with the people of Ti’avea back then and in memory of Tuimanu’a Alexander Brown of Ti’avea in Aleipata, Samoa. The Brown family was known and called by the people of Atua back then as “Le Au Tui-Manu’a!”. Understanding is there are Brown families of Tui-Manu’a Alexander Brown in the Manu’a island, Tutuila and Upolu Samoa.

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TUIMANU’A ALEXANDER BROWN’S BIRTH AND BAPTISM INFORMATION LEITH SOUTH SCOTLAND IN 1810: HIS PARENTS WERE MR DAVID BROWN AND MISS ANN BAYNE

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LETTER BY MATA’AFA ABOUT TUIMANU’A ALEXANDER BROWN OF TI’AVEA IN 1882

Letter about Tuimanua Alexander Brown by Mata'afa in 1882

TUIMANU’A ALEXANDER BROWN’S DAUGHTER ANN VAELUA BROWN MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE IN 1895

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TUIMANU’A ALEXANDER BROWN’S DAUGHTER ANN VAELUA BROWN’S BIRTH CERTIFICATE IN 1875

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jb-fonoti-birth-certHON FONOTI MATA'UTIA JOHN BROWN OF LOTOFAGA ATUA.A SPECIAL NOTE: A’e malamalama i lou gafa ma tagata na e tupuna mai ai, o le a fa’apena fo’i ona ofi atu ia te oe lagona o ia tagata. O TOA O SAMOA. Knowing your genealogy, po’o lou malamalama i le gafa a oe ma lou aiga, e atili fafaga ai le agaga ia te oe o le loto nu’u, ma lou loto aiga.

APIA HARBOUR SAMOA.

06
Nov
08

Original Documents On Hon J.B. Fonoti Govt. Appointments Of His Wish For Samoa 1954-57. His Petition For Self-Government in 1944 And The United Nations Approval In 1946.

The following documents were the only information was kept and found with the Government of Samoa from inquiry of research on Hon J.B. Fonoti. Further down are copies from the NZ Govt. Archive of the Petition for Self-Government in Samoa in 1944 by Hon Fonoti Mata’utia Ioane Brown, the leader of the Fono of Faipule of Samoa that was directly presented to the Prime Minister of New Zealand the RT. Hon Mr Peter Fraser. And also copy of the United Nations approval in 1946 from the United Nations as per requested to the UN. Hon Fonoti Mata’utia Ioane Brown was the leader of the ‘Fono a Faipule’ of Samoa from 1939 to 1947. And was also a ‘Member of The Legislative Assembly’ from 1948, 1950 to 1952 and 1955 to 1957. In 1954 he was a member of the ‘Working Committee of the Constitutional Convention of the Government of Samoa. And was the leader of the MAU for Atua also from 1935 to 1942.

The Petition for Self-Government in Samoa by leader J.B. Fonoti in 1944 was presented directly to New Zealand Prime Minister the Rt. Hon Mr. Peter Fraser and Governor-General Sir Cyral Newall, resulted to approval by the United Nations for ‘Self-Government in Samoa’ on the 13th December in 1946!

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HON FONOTI MATA’UTIA IOANE BROWN STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT APPOINTMENTS OF HIS WISH FOR THE CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT OF SAMOA IN 1954-57

Hon J.B. FonotiHon J.B. Fonoti

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INTRO ON THE PETITION FOR SELF-GOVERNMENT IN 1944 BY LEADER OF FONO OF FAIPULE HON FONOTI MATA’UTIA IOANE BROWN WAS DIRECTLY PRESENTED TO THE NEW ZEALAND PRIME MINISTER THE RT. HON MR FRASER.

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THE UNITED NATIONS APPROVAL FOR SELF-GOVERNMENT IN SAMOA ON THE 13TH DECEMBER 1946. A RESULT FROM THE PETITION IN 1944 BY HON FONOTI TO HON MR FRASER. A COPY FROM THE UNITED NATIONS AS PER REQUESTED.

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HON FONOTI MATA’UTIA IOANE BROWN THE LEADER OF FONO OF FAIPULE OF SAMOA 1939 TO 1947.

jb-fonoti-leader-of-fono-of-faipule-letter-in-1945HON FONOTI MATA’UTIA IOANE BROWN OF LALOVAEA AND LOTOFAGA ATUA 1901-74. HES A DESCENDANT OF KING FONOTI TUPU TAFA’IFA OF SAMOA. PICTURED IN 1955.

HON FONOTI MATA'UTIA JOHN BROWN

SAMOA’S FREEDOM FROM THE NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT AND THE BRITISH EMPEROR ISSUED AND CONFIRMED! – WESTERN SAMOA’S INDEPENDENCE.

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Click link for more on J.B. Fonoti leadership copies Fono of Faipule proceedings: FonoFaipule

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28
Oct
08

O Le Mavaega A Queen Salamasina Le Ulua’i Tupu Tafa’ifa O Samoa.

1. Usu Sanalala Le Manu’a o Safata ia Gatoaitele ma Gasoloai, fa’aee le gafa: o Vaetamasoali’i, Atogauga-A-Tuitoga, ma Lalovi’imama (tama).
2. Usuia Vaetamasoali’i e Tuia’ana Tagaloa Selaginato le atali’i o Tagaloa Fa’aofonu’u, fa’aee le gafa: o Tuia’ana Tamalelagi (tama: ma lana falesefulu).
3. Usu #10 Tuia’ana Tamalelagi ia Vaetoefaga le alo o Tui-Toga Faisautele, faaee le gafa o Salamasina (teine: O le Ulua’i Tupu Tafa’ifa o Samoa).
4. Usuia Atogauga-A-Tuitoga e Tonumaipe’a Sauoaiga o Savai’i, fa’aee le gafa: o Tau’ilili, Tupa’i (Vaililigi), ma So’oaemalelagi Levalasi (teine).
5. Usu Lalovi’imama le atali’i o Sanalala Le Manu’a o Safata ia Sefa’atauemana le Sa’otama’ita’i o le Tuiatua, fa’aee le gafa: o Tuiatua Mata’utia Fa’atulou.
6. Toe usuia e Tuiatua Mata’utia Fa’atulou ia So’oaemalelagi Levalasi, fa’aee le gafa: o Tuimavave (tama: alualu toto), ma Salamasina le Ulua’i Tupu Tafa’ifa o Samoa (O le tei teine ma le tama fai o So’oaemalelalgi Levalasi le “Fa’avae o le Aiga Salevalasi”. E uso o la tina ma Tuia’ana Tamalelagi).

O le Fa’avae “Aiga e lua” o Samoa: O le usuga muamua #1 a Tuia’ana Tamalelagi ia Nomoaitele le alo o Folasaitu i Faleata, fotuai mai o Tuala le tama ulumatua “O le Ali’i o Aiga” ma le “Fa’avae o le Aiga Sa-Tuala”. O lona sefulu o usuga a Tuia’ana Tamalelagi ia Vaetoefaga le alo o le Tui-Toga, fotuai mai le teine o Salamasina le Ulua’i Tupu Tafa’ifa o Samoa. Ma le tei ma tama fai o So’oaemalelagi Levalasi le “Fa’avae o le Aiga o Salevalasi”. E uso o la tina ma Tuia’ana Tamalelagi le tama o Salamasina.

O LE MAVAEGA A SALAMASINA LE ULUA’I TUPU TAFA’IFA O SAMOA

Sa ta’oto gasegase le Ulua’i Tupu Tafa’ifa o Samoa o Salamasina i Lotofaga Atua. Ua vaivai o le tupu, ua potopoto Tumua ma Aiga. Ona fai lea o le Mavaega a Salamasina ia Aiga ma Tumua. O Papa e tu’u atu e tausi aiga e iai ua Pa’ia o le Aiga o Sa-Levalasi ma le Aiga Sa-Tuala, ma latou toga ua Pa’ia i le igoa o le Pulu ma le Leuleu; ma ua sa fai mai le Mavaega, a fai e iai se tasi ua manuia i le finagalo a Leulumoega ma Lufilufi ona faao’o ina lea o toga i Mulinu’u i le Maota o le Tuiatua i Lufilufi ma Nu’uausala i Leulumoega i le Maota o le Tuia’ana.

Salamasina na fanaua Fofoaivaoese, o lana fanau o Taufau ma Sina. Usuia Sina e Tito’iaivao, fa’aee le gafa o Faumuina le Tupufia. Usu Faumuina le Tupufia ia Manalelei Talaleomalie, fa’aee le gafa o Fonoti. Ua o’o ia Fonoti ona faato’a taunu’u o le Mavaega a Salamasina, au’a ua tofia Fonoti ia Leulumoega ma Lufilufi ma fa’aee i ai o Papa ia Fonoti, ona faao’o ina lea o le Mavaega a Salamasina i Maota o Mulinu’u ma Nu’uausala. Ina ua mae’a ona faae’e uma ia Fonoti o Papa e fa o le Tuia’ana, Tuiatua, Gatoaitele, ma le Vaetamasoali’i. Ua Tupu Tafa’ifa o Samoa nei Fonoti.

GAFA TAU TUPU O SALAMASINA LE ULUA’I TUPU TAFA’IFA O SAMOA

Usuia Paenu’ulasi le alo o le TUI-MANU’A e TUI-TOGA Faisautele, faaee ai le gafa o Ulualofaiga (tama), ma Vaetoefaga (teine). Usuia VAETOEFAGA le alo o le TUI-TOGA e TUI-A’ANA TAMAALELAGI le alo o TUI-A’ANA TAGALOA SELAGINATO ma VAETAMASOALII, faaee le gafa o SALAMASINA LE ULUA’I TUPU TAFA’IFA O SAMOA. O le mafua’aga fo’i lea na ave ai e So’oa’emalelagi Levalasi Papa e fa ma ia NAFANUA ia Salamasina, ona ua matua o ia, ma ua silafia lelei e So’oaemalelagi Levalasi le GAFA TAU TUPU o SALAMASINA e tau i le Tui-Manu’a, Tui-Atua, Tui-A’ana, Tagaloalagi, Tui-Fiti, Tui-Toga, Tui-Raratoga, Tonumaipe’a, Vaetamasoali’i ma Gatoaitele.

O Tumua o Leulumoega ma Lufilufi lea na maua ai le fa’apu’upu’uga o fa’alupega o Samoa e iai TUMUA MA PULE mai le faae’ega e Tupa’i Vaililigi o Papa e fa o le Tui-A’ana, Tui-Atua, Vaetamasoalii, ma le Gatoaitele ia Salamasina le Ulua’i Tupu Tafa’ifa o Samoa. Ae mulimuli ane le fa’aopo’opoga o le ITU’AU MA ALATAUA, AIGA I LE TAI, MA LE VA’A O FONOTI ina ua fa’alelei le taua a le Tupufia a Tui-A’ana Tui-Atua Faumuina, o Fonoti ma ona uso tau feagai o Va’afusuaga Tole’afoa ma le teine o Samala’ulu. Ma na manumalo Fonoti ona o le tulaga fulisia o Samoa sa lagolago ia te ia. Na faae’e lea o Papa e fa ia Fonoti o le Tui-Atua, Tui-A’ana, Vaetamasoalii, ma le Gatoaitele. FONOTI LE TUPU TAFA’IFA O SAMOA, le suli o le Ulua’i Tupu Tafa’ifa o Salamasina.

11
Oct
08

Fa’anofo I Le Ulua’i Suafa ‘Tama-A-Aiga’ Ma Le Ulua’i Suafa ‘Tupua’ A Fuiava’iliili.

O LE FA’ANOFO I LE ULUA’I SUAFA TAMA-A-AIGA MA LE ULUA’I SUAFA TUPUA A FUIAVA’ILIILI

Usuga muamua a Muagututi’a (le atalii o Fonoti Tupu Tafa’ifa) ia Poto le afafine o Amituana’amanaia i Faleata, fa’aee le gafa: o Seutatia (teine Matua: Feagaiga A Le Aiga). Toe usu Muagututi’a ia Agaitafili le afafine o Lilo Seve i Salega Savaii, fa’aee le gafa: o Mata’utia, Fualau, ma Talopatina (teine). Toe usu Muagututi’a ia Taumata le afafine o Toa’alii i Saluafata, fa’aee le gafa: o Fepulea’i, ma Lagi (teine). Usuga mulimuli a Muagututi’a ia Fenunuivao le afafine o Leutele i Falefa, fa’aee le gafa: E leai se la fanau. Ona aumai ai lea o Fuiava’iliili le atalii o Fuimaono ma Oilau o Salani i Falealili e fai ma atalii fai o Muagututia.

O Tofiga a Muagututi’a Le Atalii O Le Tupu O Fonoti: Na ioe Tumua i le malelega a le Tupu o Fonoti e fa’apea: MUAGUTUTI’A, O le a e alu ma lou Muagututi’a, Ma lou Fuatino, Ma lou Faumuina, Ma lou Melegalenu’u. E te nofo i Mulifusi. E te tua ia Sa-Tuala, Ae tausi oe e Leulumoega.

Na malaga Taimalieutu e ave le savali a Muagututi’a i Savaii i le Aiga Sa-Tuala e logo i le fanau a Tautaiolefue le nofo a Fuiava’iliili i le Tupua, na taunu’u i Talalupe i le Maota o Vui ma fofoga i ai ia Tuala ma Sala ma le ta’auso le finagalo o Muagututi’a, peita’i na te’ena e le Aiga Sa-Tuala le finagalo o Muagututi’a, ma le fa’aupuga e fa’apea “Ia ifo tonu le fuiniu i le lapalapa”. Na fo’i Taimalieutu ma fofoga ia Muagututi’a, peitai na fa’ateia Tuala ma ona uso ina ua afio atu Muagututi’a i Savaii.

Ua o’o ina ua malilie Sa-Tuala i Savaii i le finagalo o Muagututi’a o le ali’i o Fuiava’iliili o le a fa’amamalu lona Tupua.

Na potopoto uma Tumua ma ua avatu le fa’aletonu ua o’o ia Sa-Tuala talu ai le tama o Fuiava’iliili, ma o le mafua’aga lea ‘na saesae laufai ai Tumua’, o lona uiga ua talatala le afa a le tama ua su’e pe i ai ni ona aiga, ma na mae’a lena, ona fa’amalieina loa lea o itu uma o Sa-Tuala.

Na o’o ina ua e’e ia Fuiava’iliili i le suafa o le ‘Tama-A-Aiga’, ona masi’i mai lea o Tuala ma Sala ma le I’e o le Natunatu ma le Nafinafi e fai ai toga, lea na masaesae ai le lagi ua pulafia ai e Tumua ao o le lagi, ina ua tatala le I’e sa au afa e Tuala.

Na mae’a le nofo o le ‘Tupua’ a Fuiava’iliili ma avea o le ‘Tama-A-Aiga’, ona mavae lea o Muagututi’a e fa’apea; “Tupua ia e manatua le alofa o lo’u aiga, afai o le a maua ni au usuga, ia tautuana ma oe lo’u aiga e fa’amanatu ai”. Peita’i ua fa’agaloina, a’o lea na fa’amanatu e lona atali’i o Galumalemana i lana usuga ia Teuaililo mai Saluafata ona fa’aee lea o le gafa: o le tama o Tualamasala, o lona uiga ua tu’u fa’atasia le suafa o Tuala ma Sala e fa’amanatu ai le agalelei o le Aiga Sa-Tuala mai Savaii.
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Tofiga a Muagututi’a ma isi e pei ona ta’ua i Fa’alupega ia o Nofoali’i i A’ana:

FA’ALUPEGA FA’ALENU’U O NOFOALI’I:
Tulouna Sagameauta o susu ai sa Tanuvasa
Tulouna Lupese’e o afio ai Taimalieutu ma le falefa o Satuala
– Tulouna le nofo a itu aiga ia te oe le Falea’ana
Tulouna Mulifusi o afifio ai aloali’i (Tama a aiga) –
Tulouna a sa Faiumuataata
Tulouna sa Filivai – Tulouna sa Taumateine
Tulouna a le itu Falea’ana i Gaga’e ma oulua tapa’au o Tauti ma Malaitai.

FA’ALUPEGA O NOFOALI’I:
Tulouna oe le faleaana – Tulouna oe le ta’ele o le va’a
Tulouna le foe ma le matuafoe
Tulouna a lau fetalaiga a Tanuvasamanaia, ma itu lua i A’ana
Tulouna le aiga Satuala
Tulouna a lau afioga Taimalieutu, o le fofoga o le taufa
Tulouna a lau afioga a Muagututi’a, o lautou tama Satuala

Maota: Lupese’e (Satuala) ma Mulifusi (Samuagututi’a)

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O LE MAVAEGA A TAMASESE

O Tamasese na fa’atafa fo’i, sa faia o lona mavaega i Mulinuu i Lufilufi. Ua fai atu o lona afioga, ia potopoto Aloalii ma Tumua ma lona atalii o le Alofi. Ona potopoto mai lea.

Na fai atu ai lea o lona afioga ia Aloalii ma Tumua, ma le Alofi lona atalii; fa’alogo mai ia; le feagaiga lenei sa au faia i le va a le Malotetele Siamani ma Tumua, ia e outou alofa, ia outou tausi lelei i ai. Ia outou alofa i le Malo Siamani pei o lona alofa mai ia te a’u. Aua ne’i outou savali i se isi ala. Ia outou savali tonu le ala na’u fa’asino atu, ona fa’amamalu mai o lona afioga o le Kaisa Siamani ia te a’u.

Ia tu mau pea o le fealofani i le va a outou, Tumua ma Aloalii, ma le Malo Siamani. Ia tu mau e outou usiusita’i lelei i le finagalo le Kaisa Siamani ia o’o lava i outou fanau. Ia faapea fo’i e outou aiga, aiga Savaii, aiga Upolu ia outou fa’alogo lelei fo’i i le feagaiga ua osia. Ua lalata aso, ona iai i vaivai. Ia outou faia pei sa au faia. Le Alofi, Tamasese lea.

Tamasese ua fa’afeagai ma Tumua ma Aloalii. Ia tausi lelei fo’i o le feagaiga ma Siamani. Ia usiusita’i i ai, o’o i ai se mea finagalo i ai o le Malo Siamani, o’o i se faigata, fa’apea fo’i i se mea faigofie, ia e outou tali o lena mea uma. Ia outou fealofani pei ona po nei.

Tumua e ma Aloalii! Afai ua agaleaga Malietoa i Tumua, ia agaleagaina iai fo’i fa’atasi ma Aloalii. Aua ne’i sese se tasi. Ia outou liliu fa’atasi! Faitalia e le Atua, pe alofagia e outou i le Malotetele Siamani.

Click on the link to view related article: The New All Samoa Fa’alupega Changed in 1912

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Click on the following link below to view article on tofigas for Muagututi’a by his father King Fonoti: ETaaaloTamaAoSeUso

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06
Oct
08

E Ta’aalo Tama A’o Se Uso. Ma La Tofiga Mai Le Tupu O Fonoti.

TALA O LE VAVAU E TA’AALO TAMA A O SE USO.

Ina ua gasegase le Tupu Tafa’ifa o Fonoti i Mulinu’u Lalogafu’afu’a ma Sepolataemo, sa malaga atu le tama o Aputiputiatoloula ma lona tina o Melegalenu’u e asi le fa’atafa o Fonoti le Tupu, ma sa fa’apea lava fo’i le tele o le atunu’u sa gasolo i ai i le taimi lea. Fai mai sa potopoto ai Tumua e lipoi le gasegase o le Tupu. Na i ai fo’i Fuatino le masiofo a le Tupu fa’atasi ai ma lana tama o Muagututi’a le atali’i o Fonoti.

Ua Sa le Sami, Sa le Vao, Sa le Vanimonimo, Ua Pa’ia le Ele’ele. E Sa se isi ona pisa. O tama la nei o Muagututi’a ma Aputiputiatoloula, ua tusa ua ta’i iva o la tausaga le matutua, Ua o i fafo o le maota ma ta’aalo ai ma pisa e pei ona masani ai tamaiti. Sa le lelei i le fa’alogo a Tumua le pisapisao o tamaiti, ona isa lea e Tumua pe ua taofi fo’i. “Sole, aua le pisa o oulua gutu. E te lua iloa lea e fa’atafa le Tupu. Va’ai e leai se isi e toe pisa o la e tapua’i Tumua”. E maua ifo i le fa’afofoga a le Tupu le sai lea a Tumua, ona ia fesili lea: O ai ea na tamaiti e pisa? Ona tali lea o Tumua: O le ali’i lava lea o Muagututi’a ma Aputiputiatoloula, o fanau a Fuatino ma Melegalenu’u. Ona malele mai lea o le Tupu e fa’apea: Tumua, malie lo outou finagalo, aua le ta’ofia tamaiti ua fa’ato’a feiloa’i le uso. E ta’aalo tama a’o se uso. Na ioe Tumua i le malelega a le Tupu e fa’apea: Muagututi’a, O le a e alu ma lou Muagututi’a, ma lou Fuatino, ma lou Faumuina ma lou Melegalenu’u. E te nofo i Mulifusi. E te tua ia Sa-Tuala, ae tausi oe e Leulumoega. Aputiputiatoloula, O le a e fo’i oe ma lou Muagututi’a ma lou Fuatino, ma lou Melegalenu’u ma lou Faumuina, ma lau igoaipu o le Fetaia’imauso, e fa’amanatu ai le aso lenei fa’ato’a fetaia’i ai oulua le uso.

E ta’aalo fo’i tama a o le uso. E tele isi mea ta’ua na maua mai e tagata i le na aso mai tofiga a le Tupu ina o le a maliu. O lea lava e o’o mai i le a’so ana tulaga mamalu. E le mafai ona suia ma o lo’o aga’i pea iai fa’aupuga a Samoa i ana mea e fai.

Ua fo’i nei Muagututi’a ma Aputiputiatoloula ma a la mea ua avatu i le Tupu, ma le agaga ua fa’atumulia i le fiafia. Manatua fo’i, na usu To’alepaiali’i ia Sinamulivanuiana Seuituimanu’a, le alo o Fenunuti ma Uituafanua lona faletua i Falese’ela; faaee le gafa:- o Fuatino, Melegalenu’u, Su’afaiga ma Laumatalelei. Usuia Melegalenu’u e Tau’iliili, fa’aee le gafa: – o Aputiputiatoloula.

Ua sau Aputiputiatoloula ma ana mea mai i le Tupu ona afe lea i lona tama o Tau’iliili. Ona fa’apea atu lea o Tau’iliili i lona atalii: Malo le Malaga. Ona fa’apea mai fo’i lea o le tama: ia malo fo’i le tapua’i ia oe le tama. Ona fai mai lea o Tau’iliili: O le a sau mea na e sau ma oe na maua mai i le Tupu na lua o iai ma lou tina i le aiga? Ona tali lea o Aputiputiatoloula; E i ai mea o lo’o ou sau ma a’u o mea fa’a-tupu mai le Tupu o Fonoti; O lo’u Muagututi’a, o lo’u Faumuina, o lo’u Fuatino, o lo’u Melegalenu’u, ma la’u igoaipu o le Fetaia’imauso, e fa’amanatu ai le fa’ato’a ma fetaia’i lea ma lo’u uso. Ona o le gasegase o le Tupu i Mulinu’u ma Sepolataemo na faia ai le mavaega lenei. Na fa’apea atu ai le tama i lona tama: E i ai se mea e te mana’o ai i a’u mea nei na ou sau ma a’u mai le Tupu? Ona tali lea o Tau’iliili; e pau lava le mea ou te mana’o ai, aumai lau igoaipu ma a’u, oute mana’o iai a’ua o lau igoaipu mai le Tupu. Fai mai le tama: Ua lelei.. E i ai ma se isi mea e te finagalo iai? Tali Tau’iliili: Aumai lau igoaipu o le Fetaia’imauso ma a’u, ae avatu la’u igoa-ipu o le Fonofili ma oe. ”O le ala lea o le taumafa o Tau’iliili i le igoaipu o le Fetaia’imauso, aua o le igoaipu na aumai i le Tupu“.




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