Guinaiya: Chamorita Style
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Guinaiya: Chamorita Style

This year for the Inachaigen Fino’ CHamoru or Chamorro Language Competition we tried out a new category, Kantan Chamorrita. This style is something unfamiliar to most on Guam today, but was an integral, constant and always oppan part of Chamorro life before the war and even for a few years afterwards. Kantan Chamorrita or Chamorrita … Continue reading

8th International Lapita Conference, Port Vila, Vanautu, 5-10 July 2015
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8th International Lapita Conference, Port Vila, Vanautu, 5-10 July 2015

Wish I were attending this conference!  Looks amazing. ~~~ “Archeological evidence points to settlement of the Marianas as early as 3,600 years ago, and the appearance of a unique clay pottery style, referred to as Marianas redware. Marianas redware shows similarities with other pottery styles of the same period in Southeast Asia and what is … Continue reading

Lepblon Fasu
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Lepblon Fasu

Facebook has a Community Standards policy which is notoriously tough on breastfeeding and lax on rape threats. Please note that they also don’t consider the following use of the N-word (uncensored) to demean African-American people to be anything that violates their “Community Standards”:   One wonders what exactly Facebook considers hate speech if the N-word … Continue reading