Samoa Language Week 2022

31 May, 2022
A screenshot of the video showing a cartoon depiction of a Samoan island.

Episode two of AUT’s 2022 Pacific Language Week Video series – AUT Focus on Sustainability – is live.

The animated video highlights research from the AUT Pacific Islands Families Study which focuses on the role of Pacific languages in protecting the culture and mental wellbeing of Pacific people living in Aotearoa.

The video is narrated in Samoan (with English subtitles) to acknowledge Samoa Language Week being celebrated in Aotearoa from 29 May to 4 June.

View our Samoa Language Week video here:

Release dates

To watch each video in the 2022 AUT Pacific language video series as they are launched, follow the Pacific at AUT Facebook page or watch on YouTube. The AUT Pacific Language Weeks project is supported by the Centre for Pacific Languages.

Upcoming 2022 Pacific Language Week dates:

  • Kiribati Language Week: Sunday 10 July – Saturday 16 July 2022
  • Cook Islands Language Week: Sunday 31 July – Saturday 06 August 2022
  • Tonga Language Week: Sunday 04 September – Saturday 10 September 2022
  • Tuvalu Language Week: Sunday 25 September – Saturday 01 October 2022
  • Fijian Language Week: Sunday 02 October – Saturday 08 October 2022
  • Niue Language Week: Sunday 16 October – Saturday 22 October 2022
  • Tokelau Language Week: Sunday 23 October – Saturday 29 October 2022

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