Kantan Manmatatnga
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Kantan Manmatatnga

When I first began to really study Chamorro history and culture indepth, I would constantly come across frustrating, empty mentions. The accounts by the Spanish are littered with moments where they mentions something which to a Chamorro today sounds interesting, intriguing, exciting, cool, something we desperately want to know more about. But for people who … Continue reading

Decolonizing Death
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Decolonizing Death

People ask me all the time what decolonization means. I have a variety of answers and it depends really on the context. Are they speaking to me in a political context? Or is it cultural? Linguistic? Economic? Spiritual? People will conceive of decolonization different based on their particular interests or their set of phobias. Many … Continue reading