Chamorro Culture Matrilineal Systems

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Definitions

  1. Che’lu/Mañe’lu: Siblings
  2. Physical Anthropology of Ancient Guam and the Mariana Islands

Roles of family members

  1. Agualin
  2. Chamorro Women’s Legacy of Leadership
  3. Familia
  4. Fu’una
  5. Hineti
  6. Hurao
  7. Kepuha: Quipuha
  8. Maga’håga: Highest Ranking Daughter
  9. Maga’låhi: Highest Ranking Son
  10. Matå’pang: Matapang
  11. Poksai: Informal Adoption
  12. Puntan Påtgon
  13. Saina: Elders
  14. Tolahi
  15. Yula

Spanish Era changes

Låncho: Ranch