Puntan and Fu’una
Puntan and Fu’una, brother and sister, are the Chamorro creation gods.
The account of their creation of the world constitutes one of the most
important oral histories of the Chamorro people. According to the
Chamorro people, a very long time ago, Puntan and Fu’una devised a plan
in which their supernatural forces would be put to extremely powerful
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The Chamorro people made outrigger sailing vessels that flew like birds
according to early visitors. Visitors to the islands in the 16th
through 18th centuries were amazed by their speed and agility. read more
Latte is a Chamorro term that refers to stone pillars and cup-shaped
capitals or capstones, which represent house supports and are ascribed
to the ancient people of the Mariana Islands. read more