Adios Tun Jack
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Adios Tun Jack

Matai i tatan bihu-hu, Si Tun Jack Lujan gi ma’pos na simana. Gof matungo’ gui’ giya Guahan komo herreron tradisionat Chamorro. Mafa’na’gue gui’ ni’ tata-na antes di gera, ya guiya ha’ kumatga i tiningo’ yan kustumbre mo’na anai makpo’ i gera. Ha fa’na’gue mas ki kinse na estudiante kontodu Guahu yan i che’lu-hu. Antes di … Continue reading

meandering through belgravia
estoria / lepblo

meandering through belgravia

Review of A Scandal in Belgravia Oh, Irene Adler. La bohéme. “The woman.” How she has been updated and given flesh here. This is certainly the most loving and meticulous re-creation, and considerably more elegantly realized than Rachel McAdams’s in the Robert Downey Jr. film version (no surprise there: those films were cartoons). Lara Pulver … Continue reading

Marianas Anthems
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Marianas Anthems

At the start of each Chamorro language class I teach at UOG we go through a simple exercise based on the two anthems for the Mariana Islands, Fanohge Chamorro from Guam and Gi Talo Gi Halom Tasi from the CNMI. Each of them in their lyrics evoke different relationships to the homeland of the Chamorros. … Continue reading

Dandan i panderetas . . .
dandan

Dandan i panderetas . . .

“Testify is part of a larger Native American heavy metal tradition that exists on reservations around the country. Some bands, but not all, use the term Rez Metal to identify themselves. “The genre has been a dominant musical force among young people on reservations since at least the 1990s, along with rap, according to Ellen Bello, … Continue reading