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Merizo (Malesso’)

…greens that signify shallow water over sand flats and protected coral gardens. Mama’on Channel, the lagoon’s deep main pass, runs west to east past Merizo Pier and the village boat…

Asan-Maina (Assan-Ma’ina)

Asan-Maina (Assan-Ma’ina) Origin of village name in CHamoru The village of Asan probably derives its name from the word Hassan, which means scarce or rare in CHamoru. There are several…

Governor Joseph Flores

…company, and the Santa Fe Railroad Company. While he made waybills (shipping documents) for the railroad, he used his spare time to open a print shop in his San Francisco…

2nd Marianas History Conference

…of Pa’a where San Vitores came to debate with Choco? What happened to Pa’a and to Choco after San Vitores’ death? This paper shows how a combination of research methods…

Agualin

…had been a colony of Spain for more than 100 years, it wasn’t until the arrival of Padre Diego Luis de San Vitores in 1668 that CHamorus were forced to…

Ancient CHamoru Cultural Aspects of Fishing

…to sea in their own boats and fish by themselves.  Women and young children, on the other hand, would gather crabs, shellfish and other food items from lagoons and sandy…

Apra Harbor

…Fort San Luis was built to protect this new anchorage. Around 1800, Fort Santa Cruz was built on a reef near the present day entrance of the Inner Harbor. Development…

Leiana SA Naholowa’a

Leiana San Agustin Naholowaʻa received her bachelor’s degree in Literature and Writing Studies at California State University, San Marcos, and a master’s in English at the University of Guam. She…

Archbishop Felixberto C. Flores

…candidate for the diocesan priesthood. Flores entered San Jose Seminary in Manila in 1940. The seminary, run by the Jesuits, was the same institution where three earlier Chamorro priests attended:…

Fiestas

San Roke, the patron saint of Barrigada, symbolizes a healer; San Isidro, the patron saint of Fena – and now, Malojloj – symbolizes the farmer; and Saint Jude, the patron…