Chamorro Culture Value Systems

Concepts and Beliefs
Animism
Aniti: Spirit
Inafa’maolek: Striving for Harmony
Taotaomo’na

Practices
Chåmpada: Social Competition for Status
Chenchule’: Social Reciprocity
Crime and Punishment
Discipline
Emmok: Revenge
Geftao: Unselfishness
Ma’goddai: Strong Urge
Mamåhlao: Shame
Matå’pang: Evolution of the Term
Matatnga: Fearless
Nginge’: Showing Respect