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Did Tonga rule Samoa?
Although it is not certain of the era or time, Tongans have ruled Samoa at one point. Before Tonga was established as the monarchy "The Kingdom of Tonga," or what is now a Constitutional Monarchy, with a prime minister- it was similar to the colonies that comprised the first U.S. (Vava'u, Ha'apai, Tongatapu and etc. had their own ruler.) It is not known which Tongan dynasty it was that ruled. To identify this is very important because until the current reigning dynasty (Tupou 1), Tonga was not The Kingdom of Tonga. It was still consisted of colonies. Individual Tongans and individual Samoans have had a lot of discontent towards each other because of the past where Tonga once ruled Samoa, and the claims that Samoans were former slaves of Tonga. There has been much heated competition, in the modern age, involving Tonga and Samoa in rugby. One of the best Rugby players of all time is Jonah Lomu, of Tongan descent. But there has not been much representation of Tonga since then. Samoa, on the other hand, has played very well in 2010, winning the Sevens Cup in Las Vegas and moved on to take the Japan cup as well. Tongans and Samoans are very beautiful people and it is a shame that there is ethnic rivalry. But it is wonderful to know that there are Tongans and Samoans who have enough respect for each other and themselves to get along with one another.