National Geographic : 1941 May
Photograph byTruman Bailey from Three Lions In Their Slender, Fast Fautasis, Sometimes Mounting 40 or More Oars, SamoansTake totheOpen Sea The islanders are going on a visit to a neighboring village. The women aboard are spared the heavy work of pullinganoar. One ofthem relaxes under aparasol. When the men resume rowing, they will chant the stroke for the oars.