Not all Samoans are stupid

Dear Editor,

Re: The issue of customary lands in Samoa  

First, they send in their intelligence (missionaries) to scope the field and send the information back to their headquarters. 

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Followed by helping the natives with education to gain the trust of the people than they set up a govt. and infrastructure.

Setting up commerce and land were bought with guns, umbrella, bush knives etc and the rest was history. 

I guess your friend was right Maua. 

Christianization was the right of passage in exchange for our land. But guess what, not all Samoans are stupid.

 

Leituala Roger B.

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