Marianas Map

Mariana Islands and Guam map by Mallet, 1685. Courtesy of Dr. Don Rubinstein.

CHamorus fought the Spanish for control of the Marianas for almost 30 years. At the same time introduced diseases were taking their toll on people as they had no resistance to diseases. After the rebellion was quelled the Spanish forced CHamorus from the northern islands to relocate to Guam and Rota.