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Siapo, also known as tapa, is one of the oldest Samoan cultural art forms. For centuries Siapo has been passed from generation to generation. Even so, it has fast become a nearly extinct art form. Our mission is to preserve as many pieces as possible while also promoting the art and its artists. This year over 50,000 people visited our site. All revenues generated by this site are used to maintain the site and promote the art of Siapo. We would like to thank all the individuals and organizations that have supported Please click on the categories on the left for detailed information about the art of Siapo.