2001 Koloa Mamanu
Traditional Samoan Dress.

Maria Walker









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Maria was born in American Samoa. She learned Siapo from her mother-in-law Siapo Artist Marylyn Walker and her mother Mary Pritchard. Maria has been creating Siapo for over twenty years. Maria has passed the tradition of Siapo on to her daughters. She continues to create Siapo in the tradition of her teachers.

2000 Mamanu
This piece is four by four feet.


2002 Siapo Mamanu
This piece was created by comission in 2002. It is 2 feet by 3 feet.

2001 Mamanu
This is a three foot round.