Samoa_Cram_Map_1896

American Samoa, Samoan, about Samoa, le samoa, where is samoa

A late 19th century map shows the two larger islands to the west that became the independent nation of Samoa, and the smaller islands to the east that are controlled by the US. American Samoa is the only US territory where residents are not granted citizenship if they move to the mainland US. (Map from CloudSurfer via Wikipedia)

Alex Stonehill

Alex is a cofounder and editor of The Seattle Globalist. He's a visual journalist whose work has been published by PBS, The Seattle Times, FRONTLINE/World and the Seattle Weekly.  Alex teaches journalism in the University of Washington's Department of Communication and recently directed the documentary film Barzan.

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