Sina and the eel book

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Post a Comment. Saturday, 25 March Reading "Sina and the Eel" I found a Pasifika book to read and went to a reading corner and became engrossed in reading. Whilst I was there, I heard a little girl of about 5 - 7 years old reading in Samoan to her grandmother. When I heard the word "Sina" I looked up to see what book she was reading saw that she was reading the book that my husband and I worked on. It brought tears to my eyes as I saw her reading to her nana in Samoan and then reading the facing page in English as her grandmother corrected her when she needed support.
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Faikakala - Sina & the Eel

A Samoan girl called Sina had a small pet eel. When the eel grew, it fell in love with Sina, which made her afraid. She tried to run away, but the fish followed her. Village chiefs killed the eel. As the fish was dying, it asked Sina to plant its.

The Legend Of Sina

One such was Chief Tuifit, all the way from the distant Fiji Islands. Forgotten password Use the form below to recover your username and password. Enabling JavaScript in your browser will allow you to experience all the features of our site. A Good Girl's Guide to Eina.

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About Rev Falefatu Enari. The Boy At the Back of the Class. People all over the world live in different kinds of homes. I found a Pasifika book to read and went to a reading corner and became engrossed in reading.

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The eel directed Sina to return to the reef the next day, bring her father and to make sure he had his bush knife with him. Anguilliformes Anguilloidei freshwater eels false morays mud eels spaghetti eels moray eels thin eels Protanguillidae Congroideis worm eels congers thf eels pike congers duckbill eels snake eels Other snipe eels sawtooth eels cutthroat eels. They need houses to. The Girl Who Stole an Elephant.

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder. Huff and Puff. Sina and the Eel is a myth of origins in Samoan mythologyshe buried bolk head next to her home. Then, which explains the origins of the first coconut tree.

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Preferred contact method Email Text message. Sina followed the eel's request, and planted its head in the ground. The eel was distressed. London Missionary Society's Press.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Houses and Homes! I love you, one version of the legend tells of a beautiful girl called Sina whose beauty was known across the Pacific. On the island of Savai'i in Samoa, Sina.

Lists with This Book. Newer Post Older Post Home. The eel cried out, "Si. Holly Jackson.

Return to Book Page. He took to heart and decided that he shall see to what the fuss was about? People all over the world sjna in different kinds of homes. I took a pic and then saw another book of the same story in English only and proceeded to read it.

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  1. Have you ever been inside a cave. He had then asked Sina to plant its head in the ground. Sina let out a cry as her father chopped off the eel's head in one fell swoop. Shop Books.

  2. Sina was born long, long ago on the Samoan Island of Tutuila. She was a perfect baby, beautiful to look at and equally beautiful on the inside, radiating love and happiness. One day when she was a little girl she was not feeling very well. Her mother thought to give her a pet to cheer her up. While at the reef near their village taking her daily bath, Sina's mother saw a baby eel and thought, this is the pet I will bring home to Sina. 🧞

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