Peace Corps Volunteer Cale Reeves works with co-teacher, Gaui, and Carpentry and Joinery students to construct a wooden table using advanced joinery and woodworking techniques. Laumua o Punaoa, Faleula, Samoa. 2008.
Volunteer Cale Reeves plays chess with Carpentry and Joinery student, Mafua. The chess board and pieces were made by volunteers Cale Reeves and Aaron Cook. 2008. Laumua o Punaoa Technical College, Faleula, Samoa
Samoan staff members of the US Embassy in Apia Samoa lower the American flag at nightfall on the Fourth of July during the Independence Celebrations hosted by the US Embassy. July 4, 2008. Apia, Samoa.
Peace Corps Volunteer Cale Reeves plays a Samoan version of Scrabble with his host mother, Va'ai. He made the board from a sheet of newsprint, the tiles from a square wooden dowel, and the pouch from a scrap of fabric provided by his host mother, a...
Host community friends; Traditional dress; Terrain
"Savalivali means go for a walk." This is a line from a song taught to us by our language trainers. These village children are walking back from a hydro-electric plant. They play in the run-off as if it were a water park. Lalomauga, Samoa. 2007.
Siapo (or tapa) is a cloth made from the bark of mulberry trees and painted in traditional Samoan motifs. This artisan had just completed this custom siapo for Peace Corps Volunteer Erik Martin to commemorate the completion of his service....