Chamorro Culture Matrilineal Systems

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

Roles of Family Members
Agualin
Chamorro Women’s Legacy of Leadership
Familia
Fu’una
Hineti
Hurao
Kepuha: Quipuha
Maga’håga: Highest Ranking Daughter
Maga’låhi: Highest Ranking Son
Matå’pang: Matapang
Poksai: Informal Adoption
Puntan Påtgon
Saina: Elders
Tolahi
Yula

Spanish Era Changes to Matrilineal Practices
Låncho: Ranch