Nihi-ta na’lå’la’ i Fino’ CHamoru!

Nihi-ta na’lå’la’ i Fino’ CHamoru!

Saina ma’åse’: The Hon. Ray Tenorio, lieutenant governor of Guam; Amanda Blas, director of the Commission on Decolonization; Dr. Annette Taijeron Santos, dean of the School of Business and Public Administration; Professor John Rivera; Professor Michael Lujan Bevacqua; Jimmy Teria; Eloy Hara; Adrian Cruz; Jeremy Cepeda; Kenneth Gofigan Kuper and Francine San Nicolas; Joey Certeza; Angela … Continue reading

CHamoru-Language Panel on Decolonization
decolonization / fino' chamoru

CHamoru-Language Panel on Decolonization

On Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6:00-7:30 p.m., the Dean of the School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Guam will host a CHamoru-language panel from the Commission on Decolonization to discuss the status options for Guam/Guåhan: Statehood, Free Association, and Independence. The event is called “Decolonization gi Fino’ CHamoru” (in the CHamoru … Continue reading

decolonization / politiku

“150 years of cultural genocide: Today, like all days, is an insult”

ROMEO SAGANASH, Special to The Globe and Mail, Saturday, Jul. 01, 2017 What does it mean to be safe and free in the context of a colonial state when it is celebrating its sesquicentennial? The front lines of Indigenous struggle are everywhere, now: from the prairies, boreal forests and rivers to city streets, in classrooms and in … Continue reading

decolonization / Ineyak

Scholarship on US military DEIS & indigenous sovereignty . . .

Scholarly literature on the effects of U.S. military DEIS on indigenous populations outlines many such troubling instances.  Chamorro social scientist LisaLinda Natividad points out that the U.S. military’s 2009 DEIS for its proposed military buildup on Guahan received the lowest possible rating from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, “environmentally unsatisfactory,” and, further, the military’s subsequent … Continue reading