New Zealand Samoan vs Samoan New Zealand . . . are they not the same?
La’u Gagana tells the story of young Samoans and their struggle to prove themselves as Samoan. The battle with self identity generations after Samoans settled here in New Zealand. What makes a Samoan if not their language? Come and let Y|NOT take you behind closed doors…
Peni, who decided when he was a young man that the language of the land he occupies is the language to identify with. Lumina’i, his daughter, now struggles to identify with the language of Peni’s homeland. La’u Gagana tells the story of young Samoans and their struggle to prove themselves as Samoan.
La’u Gagana is devised by Y|NOT. Featuring Talia-Rae Mavaega, Maxwell Siulangapo, Mana Tatafu, Albany Peseta and Jake Arona.