Archeological Investigations
Early Historic Accounts

Art, Architecture, Body Adornment and Food

Agad’na: Canoe Builders
Ålas: Turtle Shell Ornaments
Ancient Chamorro Body Modification
Ancient Chamorro Cave Art
Ancient Chamorro Concepts of Beauty
Ancient Chamorro Era Gallery
Ancient Chamorro Fishing Tools
Ancient Chamorro Jewelry: Manmade Accessories and Body Coverings
Ancient Chamorro Pottery: Early Calcareous Ware
Ancient Chamorro Pottery Usage
Ancient Chamorro Tool Making
Ancient Chamorro Use of Human Bones
Canoe Building
Chamorro Dance
Chamorro Jewelry
Cultural Design with History in Mind
Kantan Chamorita
Latte Structures
Latte’s Significance
Mangkalamya: Skilled Artisans
On The Question of Tattoo by Ancestral Chamorros
Pre-Historic Pottery of Guam
Proa and Navigation
Pumeska: Hunters on Land and Sea


Ferdinand Magellan
Kepuha: Quipuha
Matå’pang: Matapang
Oliver van Noort
Puntan and Fu’una: Gods of Creation

Environment and Natural Resources

Ancient Chamorro Agricultural Practices
Ancient Chamorro Cultural Aspects of Fishing
Ancient Chamorro Fish Weirs (Gigao)
Ancient Chamorro Fishing Practices
Ancient Chamorro Settlement Patterns
Ancient Guam’s Environment
Niyok: Coconut

European Exploration, Trade and Scientific Studies

Early European Observations of Chamorros
Galleon: San Pablo
The Matao Iron Trade Part 1: Contact and Commerce
The Matao Iron Trade Part 2: Galleon Trading and Repatriation
The Matao Iron Trade Part 3: Appropriation and Entanglement

Government and Economic Systems

Ancient Chamorro Kinship and Land Tenure
Ancient Chamorro Use of Rice
Crime and Punishment
Division of Labor by Age, Class, Gender
Emmok: Revenge
Guinahan Famagu’on: Children’s Wealth
Land Ownership on Guam
Maga’håga: Highest Ranking Daughter
Maga’låhi: Highest Ranking Son
Mampolitiku: Politics
Manma’gas: Leaders
Saina: Elders
Saina: Gender Roles

Health and Medicine

Ancient Chamorro Food and Diet
Ancient Chamorro Medicine Making
Chamorro DNA Studies and the Origin of the Chamorro People
Suruhånu yan Amot: Healers and Medicine

Language and Education

Chamorro Numbers
Guma’ Uritao
Ma Uritao
Origin of Chamorro as an Ethnic Identifier
Origin of Guam’s Indigenous People
Role of Education in the Preservation of Guam’s Indigenous Language
Uritao: Bachelor

Religion and Cultural Practices

Ancient Chamorro Burial Practices
Ancient Chamorro Burial Rituals
Aniti: Spirit
Burial Practices
Chamorro Ancestor Worship
Chamorro World View
Chenchule’: Social Reciprocity
Geftao: Unselfishness
Hale’ta: Chamorro Cultural Traditions
Inafa’maolek: Striving for Harmony
Ko’lao yan Fattoigue: Custom of Bringing a Gift of Food
Marriage Traditions
Matatnga: Fearless
Poksai: Informal Adoption
The Young Maidens That Saved Guam
Umayute’: Divorce

Villages and Places

Contents of a Latte Village
Fouha Bay: Cradle of Creation
Pago (Pågu)
Ritidian (Litekyan)
Tarague (Talågi)

Weapons and Warfare

Ancient Chamorro Warfare
Cultural Aspects of Ancient Chamorro Warfare
Slingstones: Weapons