The Soul of Guam?
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The Soul of Guam?

Last night I watched the film “Last Knights” which is based on the story of the Chushingura or the Legend of the 47 Ronin. Over the years this story of loyalty, courage, honor and sacrifice has been retold in numerous ways, even treated to a Keanu Reeves version in 2013. The basic story deals with … 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