Samoa 1905

People, Nature and Samoan History one hundred years ago
O ona Tagata, Le Si’osi’omaga ma le Tala Faasolo Pito o Samoa i le selau tausaga talu ai
Photos by Otto Tetens in Samoa 1902-1905
Exhibition from 06.09. - 20.09.2005
O Ata sa pu‘eina e Otto Tetens i Samoa 1902-1905
O le fa‘aliga ata e mai le 06.09. - 20.09.2005 e faia i

The National University of Samoa | from 06.09.2005
Le Iunivesite Aoao o Samoa, Le Papaigalagala

The Samoa 1905 exhibition is following the similar exhibition in Bochum-Germany 2004.

Visit the website of the Bochum exhibition: here...

The poster of the exhibition can be donwloaded here... 250 KB or opened in a new window as a jpg here (974 KB)

You can order the catalogue of this exhibtion by sending an email to Herwig and Christiane Niggemann here
The catalogue consists of the German edition plus a translated version in English and Samoan inserted into the full catalogue. All the photos of the exhibition are printed in 4c in full page size. Price: 20 € plus postage.

More information:

Download the Catalogue Addendum of the exhibition with English and Samoan captions and thumbnail pictures here

The complete text of the catalogue in Word-format (.doc) for download:
page 1: Introduction by the Prime Minister of Samoa, Tuialepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaio
page 2: Translation of the introduction of the Director of the Art Museum in Bochum, Dr. Golinski (April 2004)
page 3: The story of this exhibition, by Christiane Niggemann
page 4: Thank you and kudos for the exhibition in Samoa 2005 by Herwig and Christiane Niggemann
Download here

Contact: Herwig and Christiane Niggemann email: samoa_1905(at)

Photo of Herwig and Christiane Niggemann:
(you can download a print-version of this photo by clicking on the photo as a link to it) or here

2007: Berlin Symposium des Deutschen Historischen Museums

Speech and presentation of Hon. Misa Telefoni Retzlaff, Deputy Prime Minister of Samoa

- Link to presentation (all slides online) click here for online viewing

- Speech in english language download PDF here