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

Marianas Hubris
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Marianas Hubris

Since I started teaching at UOG, I’ve noticed a lot more students who come from the CNMI, than I can recall from when I was an undergraduate 15 years ago. Perhaps I just never noticed them before, or nothing ever came up in discussions in class which would help reveal their identities, but I’m often … Continue reading