Samantha Marley Barnett is a native Chamoru from the island of Guam, and is actively involved in fighting for Guam’s future as a decolonized independent nation. She recently testified at the United Nations regarding the US military abuse and contamination of the island and Guam’s right to self-determination. Barnett is currently a senior majoring in Ethnic Studies at Mills College in Oakland, California. She has worked as an editorial intern at Aunt Lute Books, a feminist publishing house in San Francisco, and at the University of Guam Press. Barnett is the editor-in-chief of The Womanist, a literary journal for women of color at Mills College, and writes regularly for Guampedia’s blog. 

Guampedia entry by Samantha Marley Barnett
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Guampedia entry Co-authored by Samantha Marley Barnett
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