DIGITAL FAGOGO - MAKING A SELU SAMOA / SELU TUIGA
The Samoan selu: find out more about this beautiful age old Pacific adornment, popular in Samoa and Tonga across the centuries.
These regal tall hair combs have taken many forms over the years, made from wood, tortoise shell and the frond of the coconut tree.
Learn more about the history of these selu and how to make your own!
Grab your household salu and get started here:
Digital Fāgogo is a Pacific storytelling series, looking at the ancient arts of the Moana which are brought to life through the skills of 8 different creators of Pasifika taonga.
From the tuiga of Samoa, to plaiting skills from Rotuma, the tikanga of lei making in Hawaii and the weaving of the Cook Islands - this series aims to connect young Pacific Islanders with their heritage arts and culture.