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A sihek, a native bird from the Marianas. You can’t see it in Guam anymore, but can see it in zoos elsewhere in the world. I fine’nina nai manli’e’ yu’ sihek giya San Diego, anai hu konne’ i haga-hu para i fangga’ga’an guihi.

A sihek, a native bird from the Marianas. You can’t see it in Guam anymore, but can see it in zoos elsewhere in the world. I fine’nina nai manli’e’ yu’ sihek giya San Diego, anai hu konne’ i haga-hu para i fangga’ga’an guihi.

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Guam, right after World War II. Anai ta atan i estoria-ta, duru inafekta i taotao ni’ i ineduka ginen i taotao sanhiyong. Debi di ta usa pa’go sisteman ineduka ni’ sumsestbe hit, ya yute’ todu ayu ni’ sumesetbe i hinasson i otro.

Guam, right after World War II. Anai ta atan i estoria-ta, duru inafekta i taotao ni’ i ineduka ginen i taotao sanhiyong. Debi di ta usa pa’go sisteman ineduka ni’ sumsestbe hit, ya yute’ todu ayu ni’ sumesetbe i hinasson i otro.

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Peace Memorial in Tinian

Peace Memorial in Tinian

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Asan, Guam.

Asan, Guam.

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Ayuyu at the Micronesian Islander Fair, held each year at Ipao Beach in Tumon.

Ayuyu at the Micronesian Islander Fair, held each year at Ipao Beach in Tumon.

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A hike to Fena, Guam.

A hike to Fena, Guam.

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In 2010 I traveled to South Korea to visit communities there who have been negatively affected by US bases there. In Pyongtaek, I saw this drawing. If you have heard of the phrase “swords to plowshares” I also like the sound of “planes to plant pots.”

In 2010 I traveled to South Korea to visit communities there who have been negatively affected by US bases there. In Pyongtaek, I saw this drawing. If you have heard of the phrase “swords to plowshares” I also like the sound of “planes to plant pots.”

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Tiyan, Guam. According to an old story, this area’s name comes from the word “tuyan” for stomach, as this flat area in the center of Guam is made from the stomach of the legendary figure Puntan. For those that don’t know Puntan and Fu’una are credited as being the ancestral spirits who created Guam and created Chamorros.

Tiyan, Guam. According to an old story, this area’s name comes from the word “tuyan” for stomach, as this flat area in the center of Guam is made from the stomach of the legendary figure Puntan. For those that don’t know Puntan and Fu’una are credited as being the ancestral spirits who created Guam and created Chamorros.

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A traditional sailing canoe in West Hagatna, Guam.

A traditional sailing canoe in West Hagatna, Guam.

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I need to start translating manga into Chamorro again. Any requests from anyone for a particular issue of a particular series?

I need to start translating manga into Chamorro again. Any requests from anyone for a particular issue of a particular series?

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