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A Chamorro canoe on display at the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.

A Chamorro canoe on display at the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.

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Tottot or I Tettot - The Marianas Fruit Dove, my daughter’s favorite Chamorro bird to draw/paint.

Tottot or I Tettot - The Marianas Fruit Dove, my daughter’s favorite Chamorro bird to draw/paint.

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The Guam Navy Band. For a project I am working on for the Guam Humanities Council.

The Guam Navy Band. For a project I am working on for the Guam Humanities Council.

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I pilan gi hilo’ i kanton tasi giya Taga’chang. The moon above the beach at Taga’chang in Yo’na.

I pilan gi hilo’ i kanton tasi giya Taga’chang. The moon above the beach at Taga’chang in Yo’na.

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The sacred birthing stones in Hawai’i. I used to eat lunch on these when I worked in the pineapple fields. Recently when I was in Hawai’i I learned more about their sacred history.

The sacred birthing stones in Hawai’i. I used to eat lunch on these when I worked in the pineapple fields. Recently when I was in Hawai’i I learned more about their sacred history.

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In case you had a burning desire to know how to say “Did you whip the unicorn?” in the Chamorro language.

In case you had a burning desire to know how to say “Did you whip the unicorn?” in the Chamorro language.

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This month marks the anniversary of Maga’lahi Mata’pang killing Pale’ San Vitores in Tumon. The next time you drive through Tumon or visit Mata’pang beach, remember this poor Chamorro hero who fought for his people and was rewarded by having his name mean “stupid.”

This month marks the anniversary of Maga’lahi Mata’pang killing Pale’ San Vitores in Tumon. The next time you drive through Tumon or visit Mata’pang beach, remember this poor Chamorro hero who fought for his people and was rewarded by having his name mean “stupid.”

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As soon as I get home I’m taking my kids hiking here. Mahalang yu’ nu Siha yan i tano’-ta.

As soon as I get home I’m taking my kids hiking here. Mahalang yu’ nu Siha yan i tano’-ta.

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Mahalang yu’ nu Hagu

Mahalang yu’ nu Hagu

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Even though the sky is everything, above and below, the sky will always remind you of the ones you love.

Even though the sky is everything, above and below, the sky will always remind you of the ones you love.

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