Story: Churchward, Joseph

Alefapeta Samoa poster

A poster with black font against a white background and illustrations of indigenous plants

Joseph Churchward’s poster of the Samoan alphabet, also including English-Samoan translations of numbers, months and days of the week, which was displayed in Samoan classrooms.

Using this item

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: FE012154/4 Purchased 2008

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How to cite this page:

Safua Akeli Amaama. 'Churchward, Joseph', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2021. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 August 2022)