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Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata wishes everyone a happy Women’s History Month, and International Women’s Day (March 8), and pays tribute to all the women of American Samoa with the following statement:
Laumua i Uosigitone – Aso Tofi, Na tusi atu le Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Uifaatali Amata i le afioga i le Peresetene ia Biden e uiga i mataupu tau konekeresi e sili ona taua mo Amerika Samoa, e faailoa atu ai ia te ia tulaga manaomia mo le faafoi o tagata, ma faataotoina ai le anoano o avanoa e galulue ai mo se manuia faatasi ma lana Taupulega i se ala e au faatasi ai itufaaupufai i vaiaso, masina ma tausaga a sau.
Laumua i Uosigitone – Aso Toonai, O le saunoaga lea a le Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Uifaatali Amata e faamanatu a’i le Aso o Martin Luther King Jr.:
Washington, D.C. – Saturday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata released the following statement in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:
“This year’s celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is timely, and should lead us to pause and reflect. His message, as enshrined on our National Mall, still applies to today’s news and political scene. Dr. King helped bring about lasting change through peaceful means. He persuaded people, and changed minds and hearts. As a nation, we should recommit to that ideal now.
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata released a statement of congratulations for the inauguration of Governor Lemanu Peleti Sialega Mauga and Lieutenant Governor Talauega Eleasalo Va’alele Ale.
Washington, D.C. – Sunday, Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata commemorated National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (Dec. 7, 1941), and released the following statement:
“Each year, on a day between Thanksgiving and Christmas, Pearl Harbor Day is a reminder of the sacrifices of the World War II generation that gave us so much. We have lived all these years in freedom because of their commitment.
Pago Pago – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata congratulated Governor-elect Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga and Lieutenant Governor-elect Talauega Eleasalo Va'alele Ale, and all those elected or re-elected to serve in the Fono.
Pago Pago – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted President Eisenhower’s enduring legacy of promoting local leadership in American Samoa and other Pacific Islands, upon the opening day for the public to view the new Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in D.C.
The Eisenhower Memorial is a 4-acre park on Independence Avenue
Pago Pago — Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement for Labor Day 2020: