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Chamorro legends on the Island of Guam

Mavis Warner Van Peenen

Chamorro legends on the Island of Guam

by Mavis Warner Van Peenen

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Published by Richard F. Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center, University of Guam in Mangilao, GU .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chamorro (Micronesian people) -- History,
  • Chamorro (Micronesian people) -- Folklore,
  • Legends -- Guam

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLeyendas Chamorras
    Statementby Mavis Warner Van Peenen ; with introduction by John A. Peterson ; [illustrations by Ric Castro].
    GenreFolklore
    SeriesMARC publications series -- no. 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR385.G85 V3613 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 55, 77, xiv p. :
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23738645M
    ISBN 100980033128
    ISBN 109780980033120
    LC Control Number2009396529

    This reference is attributed by the village of Merizo Guam (Tony Ramirez Guam Museum Curator/archaeologist). There is another word 'pontan' (see below) used by Umatac and islands north of Guahan to refer to Puntan. 'Pontan' means a ripe fallen brown coconut (page The Official Chamorro-English Dictionary. ). Cunningham, Lawrence J. Ancient Chamorro Society. Honolulu: Bess Press, Flood, Bo, comp. Marianas Islands Legends: Myth and Magic. Honolulu: Bess Press, Political Status Education Coordinating Commission. Hale’-ta – I Ma Gobetnå-ña Guam: Governing Guam Before and .

      There are many legends from the island of Guam. I remember being told many of them growing up. Guam's culture and language has been passed down through the generations orally through stories. These stories have been integral to that process and I will say even essential. It taught me a lot about my native Chamorro. A variety of Chamorro themed books are available for adults and children. Buy them today! Toggle menu. Compare ; Search; Chamoru Legends. Was: $ Now: $ History of the Mariana Islands - Hardcover. MSRP: $ Was: $ Now: $ Quick view Compare Add to Cart. Trees and Shrubs of the Mariana Islands.

    Chamorro Village; Agana, Guam USA Business License R, US EIN Guam, Micronesia and Pacific Islands Shopping From the Islands, Just for You! Welcome to our Guam Children's page! The products you see on these pages are IN STOCK and ready for immediate shipment, unless "Sold Out" is shown instead of a price! The Chamorro people (/ tʃ ɑː ˈ m ɔːr oʊ, tʃ ə-/) are the indigenous people of the Mariana Islands, politically divided between the United States territory of Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in , significant Chamorro populations also exist in several U.S. states including Hawaii, California, Washington, Texas, Tennessee, Oregon, and : 59, ( census).


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Chamorro legends on the Island of Guam by Mavis Warner Van Peenen Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Van Peenen’s little book is one of the few records of Chamorro oral tradition and is therefore an invaluable source for cultural memory as well as the study of how Chamorro identity changed from centuries of cultural submergence, and clearly bears the marks of cultural domination/5(1).

Chamorro Legends on the Island of Guam Van Peenen’s book records Chamorro oral tradition, and is therefore an invaluable source for cultural memory as well as the study of how Chamorro identity changed throughout colonizing experiences.

Chamorro legends on the Island of Guam (Publication) Unknown Binding – January 1, by Mavis Warner Van Peenen (Author)Author: Mavis Warner Van Peenen. Mavis Warner Van Peenen’s book "Chamorro Legends on the island of Guam," had been a press bestseller for years. It was the only edition of its subject matter available to the mass market Author: Bruce Lloyd.

Chamorro Legends on the Island of Guam Mavis Warner Van Peenen Micronesian Area Research Center, University of Guam, - Chamorro (Micronesian people) - 57 pages. The University of Guam Press will launch Guam’s latest legends publication, “CHamoru Legends: A Gathering of Stories” at p.m.

on Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Guam Museum. The book features 12 legends retold by Teresita “Terry” Perez with. About this title "Van Peenen’s little book is one of the few records of Chamorro oral tradition and is therefore an invaluable source for cultural memory as well as the study of how Chamorro identity changed from centuries of cultural submergence, and clearly bears the marks of cultural domination.3/5(2).

Chamorro legends on the Island of Guam. [Mavis Warner Van Peenen] "Van Peenen's little book is one of the few records of Chamorro oral tradition and is therefore an invaluable source for cultural memory as well as the study of how Chamorro identity changed from Read Legends -- Guam.

Chamorro (Micronesian people) Legends. Guam. Throughout the book Van Peenen is primarily intent on proving her thesis, which is, essentially, that Chamorro culture was never any great shakes to begin with, and it is rapidly declining.

She describes the legends of Guam as unsophisticated (compared to the mythology of Europe and Asia), and “lack[ing] the tense dramatic explosiveness of those conceived by a race of warriors.”. CHamoru Legends: A Gathering of Stories retells 12 CHamoru legends with personal reflections from author Teresita Lourdes Perez, unique illustrations for each legend by Guam artists, and versions of the legends in the CHamoru language by Maria Ana Tenorio Rivera.

Genre/Form: Folklore History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Van Peenen, Mavis Warner. Chamorro legends on the Island of Guam. [Agana]: Micronesian Area Research Center, University of Guam.

"Van Peenen’s little book is one of the few records of Chamorro oral tradition and is therefore an invaluable source for cultural memory as well as the study of how Chamorro identity changed from centuries of cultural submergence, and clearly bears the marks of cultural domination Despite her politically incorrect diversions, Van.

Guam Legends Taotaomona: Taotaomo'na, literally the people of before, refers to ancestral spirits that inhabited the earth along with the living. Ancient Chamorros believed the world around them was full of spirits who provided both daily protection and assistance in their.

Puntan Dos Amantes, Romeo and Juliet on Guam, the tragic legend of young love during Guam's Spanish Era. Rather than wed an arrogant Spanish officer, a beautiful young girl eloped with her Chamorro lover.

To escape capture by the Spanish troops, the lovers wove their hair together and jumped into the sea from what is now called Two Lovers Point. Chamorro Legends on the Island of Guam (Hardback) By Van Peenen, Mavis Warner. RRP: $; $ Van Peenen s little book is one of the few records of Chamorro oral tradition and is therefore an invaluable source for cultural memory as well as the study of how Chamorro identity changed from centuries of cultural submergence.

Puntan Dos Amantes. The Legend of Two Lovers Point. Long ago when the Spanish still ruled the island of Guam, an event happened which brought deep sorrow to a powerful family and reminded the Spaniards, of fierce pride, that one should never fail to listen to the human heart.

In old Agana, there lived a proud family. Chamorro Folktales ← Back to Categories. Voices of Our Elders Media Files Taga I Tinituhon Folktale: Gadao’s Strength Folktale: Dinague Laolao Folktale: The Young Maidens That Saved Guam Folktale: Alu and Pang Folktale: Puntan Påtgon Folktale: Chaife’s Lost Soul Folktale: Puntan Dos Amantes.

Short documentary on the guam legend of The Boy Who Leaped To Rota. Paperback. Condition: New. Sonny K. Chargualaf (illustrator). Language: English.

Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Sirena is a young Chamorro girl who loves nature. She ignores her chores as usual to go swimming in the sparkling river, at a time in Guam s history when all is pristine. Summary: CHamoru Legends: A Gathering of Stories retells 12 CHamoru legends with personal reflections from author Teresita Lourdes Perez, unique illustrations for each legend by Guam artists, and versions of the legends in the CHamoru language by Maria Ana Tenorio Rivera.

More ideas. Chamorro (chamoru) is an Austronesian language spoken by ab people mainly in Guam, and also in the Northern Mariana Islands and the USA.

Chamorro contains a huge number of words of Spanish origin and this has lead some to mistakenly believe that it is a Spanish-based Creole. Latte stones on Guam pins.I wrote this book in to honor my late father. It is illustrated by my brother, Sonny Chargualaf. It's a children's book which details an old Chamorro legend from Guam of our first mermaid.4/5.Chamorro legends on the Island of Guam / by Mavis Warner Van Peenen Micronesian Area Research Center, University of Guam [Agana] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.