But, as any Guamanian or Chamorro
would say, it's never about the size.
In 1669, a year after they arrived, San Vitores reported that there were no distilled spirits in Guam and that the Chamorros
drank only rice water with shredded coconut, despite the shipwrecked Filipinos who had lived there for 23 years.
Como tratare de demostrar en este ensayo los chamorros
no fueron simples victimas del colonialismo, sino que se apropiaron de las costumbres y creencias foraneas, para incorporarlas a las suyas propias.
He suggested that the "strong sense of shame carried by Chamorros
" is connected to an infinite sense of reciprocity with others.
of the Spanish colonial rule was the conversion of the Chamorros
Once troops pushed inland, the Americans set up a permanent camp, known as Camp Susupe, where the friendly Chamorros
and Carolinians were divided from the Koreans and Japanese.
Cultural, economic and social interactions between the Chamorros
of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands would inevitably be influenced by German ways.
Guam is a spiritual place where Chamorros
believe in a vigorous spiritual presence melded with Catholic dogma taught by the earliest Spanish missionaries.
invasion of Tinian in 1944, most Chamorros
had abandoned their homeland.
Although the sample size for Chamorros
and Filipinos is smaller than the other sample populations, the data support that these loci are highly polymorphic in these groups as well.
Schmookler's 'parable of the tribes' as an organizing theme for the fate of the Chamorros
. In summarizing this thesis, Rogers suggests, 'A central irony of the struggles of the Chamorro
people against Europeans is that, in order to mount a successful defense, the islanders had to become like the outsiders' (40).
Spencer's group suspected the palm seeds partly because the Chamorros
used them extensively as food (rice was scarce) and as a topical medicine during the Japanese occupation of the islands between 1941 and 1944, but the seeds later fell out of favor.