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Manu'a

(mäno͞o`ä), island group and district (2010 pop. 1,143) of American SamoaAmerican Samoa,
officially Territory of American Samoa, unincorporated territory of the United States (2015 est. pop. 56,000), comprising the eastern half of the Samoa island chain in the South Pacific.
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 comprising Ta'u, Ofu, and Olosega islands, with a total area of 22 sq mi (57 sq km). According to Samoan tradition, the Manu'a group is the cradle of the race. The main settlement is Luma, on Ta'u Island.
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Other students traveled from outlying islands such as Manu'a to come to class while I was on Tutuila.
The third crisis occurred in Manu'a in 1967 following closely upon Freeman's conclusion from local testimony about Mead's behavior while she was a resident there that Mead's account of Samoan sexual behavior was "a projection on to Samoan females of her own sexual experiences as a young woman" (p.
Sixty miles east of Tutuila are the Manu'a Islands where the first Samoans came by sea some 3,000 years ago.
The remaining three inhabited islands, known as the Manu'a Islands group, are located 70 miles east of Tutuila.
One hundred new dates from Tutuila and Manu'a: Additional data addressing chronological issues in Samoan prehistory.
From the general population of the islands of Tutuila, Aunu'u, and Manu'a, 807 adults were recruited.
Roggeveen saw the Manu'a Group in 1722, and Bougainville the islands of Tutuila and Upolu in 1768.
The network, which spans Tutu'ila, Aunu'u and the three Manu'a islands, allows mobile users to access real-time applications and content.
(31) A native is "a full-blooded Samoan person of Tutuila, Manu'a, Aunu'u, or Swains Island." (32) A nonnative can own individual land only if "he was born in American Samoa, is a descendant of a Samoan family, lives with Samoans as a Samoan, lived in American Samoa for more than [five] years and has officially declared his intention of making American Samoa his home for life." (33) Notwithstanding, a native can place individual land in trust, by will or deed, for the benefit of a child in a mixed marriage or for the issue of such a marriage.
Poverty levels were high in all parts of the territory, with the highest rates on the Manu'a Islands.
During this period, he visited Manu'a, the main location of Mead's research and began his own inquiries which eventually led to his refutation of Mead's earlier work in Samoa.