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Master Sgt. Fiatagata Ulukivaiola, 51st Force Support Squadron Career Development section chief, poses with traditional Samoan pieces during a photoshoot for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 18, 2022. The Puletsi (two-piece dress) is usually worn at special occasions, formal cultural events, church and when performing the Siva Samoa (Samoan dances). The 'Ula Nifo (whale tooth necklace) was worn by village chiefs and their children in ancestral times and are considered a symbol of status and wealth. The 'Nifo'oti' (sharp tooth) is a Samoan hand-held weapon with a wooden handle and metal blade with a distinctive hook, which symbolizes the sacrifice, struggle and service of their ancestors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)
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