2001 Mamanu

2001 'Elei
This piece was created using a carved wooden upeti.

Lagi was born in Savai'i, Western Samoa. Siapo was a part of every day life. It was a cottage industry. It was a way to provide for the family and the village. Lagi often traveled with renowned Siapo Artist Mary Pritchard and assisted her with her demonstrations. Lagi continued to create and teach Siapo in the tradition of her people until she passed away in 2008. Her legacy still lives on.

2001 'Elei
This piece is one by two feet.

2001 Mamanu

2001 'Elei
This piece was created using a carved wooden upeti.

2001 Mamanu

1981 Mamanu
This was Lagi's first large Mamanu. This piece is about eight by ten feet.



2001 Mamanu Bracelets
Hand painted bracelets.

Fa'alagilagi Lealaitafea

Lagi and Lagi
Lagi with her Granddaughter and a 1991 Mamanu.

2001 'Elei
This piece was created using a carved wooden upeti.