Leulumoega Tuai is a village situated on the northwest coast Upolu island in Samoa. The village is part of the A'ana Alofi II Electoral Constituency (Faipule District) which formas part of the larger A'ana political district.
Leulumoega is the traditional center of the A'ana district.
The population of Leulumoega is 1,290 (2006 Census).
This village is governed by 9 leading chiefs (matai) known as the Toaiva.
The “toaiva” is an imperial seat of authority given to men who represent their family in village matters and decisions agreed by the local villagers.
The District of A’ana went through three major revolutions which drastically changed the way the traditional chief system would be run years later.two of the major events occurred in leulumoega one in March 1999 and January 2000.
In March 1999 the Communist republicans of neighboring villages voted on a national poll that the old chief system should be removed and that the provisional council of Apia be appointed to take over leulumoega and three other neighboring villages.
During the storms of 1963 and 1966 many of the neighboring villages took refuge in the church.
Malia Saamoto Fagaofa and tagaloa Pouaso Felima were the first couple married in the church followed by another couple in the 9th of January 1993.
In 1989 the “revolution of villagers” broke out after the incompetence of the chiefs during the great famine, over half the population were dead.
In 2006 the majors Aristocratic Democracy of the village declared a political vote against the imperial house of Culkatta which included five founding families Tupuola,Fagafua,Sale and Leo.most of the imperial family was forced into hiding.most of the families went over seas many sought refuge in the kingdom of Tonga and New Zealand.In May 2009 the Imperial seat was abolished by the aristocratic government of Samoa.
In March 2010,17 members of the imperial house Leo, Siliaumua, and Leo attempted to overthrow the aristocratic democracy they were all arrested and imprisoned in the Imperial house.they were all tried for breaching the treaty and violating the democratic constitution of Alapac. Most were put on a cargo and sent back to the mainland.
- "Samoa Territorial Constituencies Act 1963". Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 19 December 2009.
- "Population and Housing Census Report 2006" (PDF). Samoa Bureau of Statistics. July 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 19 December 2009.
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