The decades following the war brought new challenges for Guam. With population changes came numerous social, political and economic issues for the local community to face.
Held February 2021 and themed “Navigating 500 Years of Cross Cultural Contact”
Welcome to Micronesia! Take a journey of 4,000 years of history with the people and culture.
"I’d consider liberation of Guam a rebirth for all its people, and all those who showed delinquencies should be forgiven and given another chance to really live again." – Agueda I. Johnston, 1944.
Welcome to the Educators Portal! Teachers, librarians, and parents looking for culturally and geographically relevant materials for learning about the Marianas, look no further. This portal was created with you in mind!
Named for the late Senator Tony M. Palomo. The Guam Museum, located at Skinner Plaza in the heart of Hagåtña, Guam, is a government of Guam owned museum focused on the history of Guam. It's official name is Senator Antonio M. Palomo Guam Museum and Educational Facility.
Anyone who has grown up in a Chamorro household on Guam or the Northern Mariana Islands likely can attest to the importance the elders, our manaina, have in our families. Parents, grandparents and the older generations of aunts, uncles and cousins, grow in status because of their age and experience.
Life for any human, for any group of people, is meaningful only when one’s own decisions matter, and when one’s own choices are made in a free environment. Land issues, reparations concerns, cultural expressions, and educational reform for the CHamoru people really add up to self-determination. Without this process there can be little else.
Few things speak more loudly about ancient cultures than the tangible elements they leave behind--buildings, tools, drawings, skeletal remains–physical reminders that a people once lived and breathed and died in a particular place within a specific historical context.
Women's lives, women's stories. How many women in Guam's history can you name?Agueda Iglesias Johnston. Clotilde Gould. Cecilia Bamba. These are just a few of the Women in Guam History featured in this section of Guampedia.com.
Guampedia is a community project that highlights the unique Chamorro heritage and history of Guam and the Mariana Islands. We are a non-profit affiliate of the University of Guam with operations funded by the Government of Guam's Tourism Attraction Fund.
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