Entries

Agad’na: Canoe Builders
Ålas: Turtle Shell Ornaments
Alu and Pang
Ancient Chamorro Body Modification
Ancient Chamorro Burial Practices
Ancient Chamorro Burial Rituals
Ancient Chamorro Calendar
Ancient Chamorro Fish Weirs (Gigao)
Ancient Chamorro Use of Human Bones
Ancient Chamorro Use of Rice
Animism
Aniti: Spirit
Babuen Kuresma: Lenten Boar
Baotismo: Baptism
Bela: Wake or Vigil
Birth
Burial Practices
Chaife’s Lost Soul
Chamorro Directional Terminology
Chamorro Nicknames
Chamorro Numbers
Chamorro Proverbs
Chamorro Surnames
Chamorro Women’s Legacy of Leadership
Chåmpada: Social Competition for Status
Che’lu/Mañe’lu: Siblings
Chenchule’: Social Reciprocity
Crime and Punishment
Criollo
Dinague Laolao
Discipline
Division of Labor by Age, Class, Gender
Dowry Presentation: Marriage Rituals
Emmok: Revenge
Familia
Fiestas
Fino’ Gualåfon: Moonlight Talk
Fino’ Håya Project
First Holy Communion and Confirmation
Fouha Bay: Cradle of Creation
Fumatinas Titiyas yan Fuma’gasi Magagu: Places of Romance
Gadao yan Otro Pinenta Siha: Traditional Art
Gadao’s Strength
Geftao: Unselfishness
Guinahan Famagu’on: Children’s Wealth
Guma’ Uritao
Hale’ta: Chamorro Cultural Traditions
Hilitai: Monitor Lizard
Hineksa’ Sinagan: Gift of Rice
I Tinituhon
Inafa’maolek: Striving for Harmony
Indios
Insulares
Kantan Chamorita
Karabao: Water Buffalo
Ko’lao yan Fattoigue: Custom of Bringing a Gift of Food
Kottot: Marriage Rituals
Kulepbla: Snake
Kumaire/Måle’
Kumpaire/Pari’
Låncho: Ranch
Latte’s Significance
Ma Uritao
Ma’goddai: Strong Urge
Maga’håga: Highest Ranking Daughter
Maga’låhi: Highest Ranking Son
Magutos i Finihu: Marriage Rituals
Mamåhlao: Shame
Mamaisen Saina: Marriage Rituals
Mampolitiku: Politics
Man’amko
Manachang
Mangkalamya: Skilled Artisans
Manma’gas: Leaders
Mannakhilo’ and Mannakpåpa’
Marriage Traditions
Matå’pang: Evolution of the Term
Matao and Acha’ot
Matatnga: Fearless
Matrimony and Social Change in the Marianas during Spanish Times
Men’s Roles
Mestizo (Mestisu)
Mo’na: Circular Concept of History
Mother’s Brothers
Mulatos and Negros
Mythological Depictions of Men
Mythological Depictions of Women
Natural
Nginge’: Showing Respect
Nina/Ninu
Ninana: Motherhood
Niyok: Coconut
Nobena: Novena (Catholic Devotional Prayers)
Origin of Chamorro as an Ethnic Identifier
Pattida: Dividing Family Land Among Children
Peninsulares
Perspective: Guam Women in Art
Perspective: Women and Religion in Chamorro Society
Perspective: Women in Guam History: A Critical Reflection
Perspective: Women in Politics
Physical Anthropology of Ancient Guam and the Mariana Islands
Poksai: Informal Adoption
Prebirth
Pumeska: Hunters on Land and Sea
Puntan and Fu’una: Gods of Creation
Puntan Dos Amantes
Puntan Påtgon
Saina: Elders
Saina: Gender Roles
Sirena
Slingstones: Weapons
Social Classes in Traditional Chamorro Society
Sottera/Sotteru: Teenagers
Suruhånu yan Amot: Healers and Medicine
Taotaomo’na
Techa: Traditional Prayer Leader
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
The Young Maidens That Saved Guam
Umayute’: Divorce
Uritao: Bachelor
Utak: Itak
Warfare
Women’s Roles

Biographies

Agualin
Fu’una
Hineti
Hurao
Kepuha: Quipuha
Laura Thompson
Matå’pang: Matapang
Santa Marian Kamalen
Taga
Tolahi
Yula