decolonization / politiku

Sovereignty

I don’t know that I’ve ever heard politicians praise the concept of “sovereignty” so forthrightly as they have this week in light of “Brexit”: “The Brexit referendum is akin to our own Declaration of Independence. May that refreshed spirit of sovereignty spread over the pond to America’s shores!”  (Sarah Palin) “Many of our neighbors across … Continue reading

politiku

What is a vegan and how?

Occasionally I am asked how difficult it is to be a vegan on Guam.  Answer: it’s very easy. I have been a vegan for seven (eight?) years, about four on Guam.  My life is busy with work and family like anyone else’s.  I understand the practicalities and realities of life.  But veganism can be exquisitely … Continue reading

Chamorro Studies yan i Kumunidåt Chamorro
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Chamorro Studies yan i Kumunidåt Chamorro

Para åpmam na tiempo i hinasson-ña i taotao Guahan gof “colonial” put hafa siña ta ofresi i mundo. Iya Guahan un gof dikike’ yan chågo’ na isla. I Mañamorro un gof dikike’ na taotao, mandåñu nu “colonialism” yan tåya’ esta perfekto puro’ put Guiya yan i kutturå-ña. Tåya’ sibilisaion-ña. Humuyongña, para tiningo’, pi’ot tiningo’ edukasion, … Continue reading

Liveblogging the Final Decolonization Debate, June 2, 2016
decolonization / politiku

Liveblogging the Final Decolonization Debate, June 2, 2016

I will be live-blogging from the University of Guam for this final decolonization debate.  Hamyo ma’åse’ to LisaLinda Natividad, Lisa Baza, Teresita Flores, Edward Duenas, Jose Garrido, Victoria-Lola Leon Guerrero, and all who helped make this a reality.  The Festival of the Pacific Arts is a time for celebrating Pacific art and culture, but it is also, … Continue reading