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Daughters of the Island: Contemporary Chamorro Women Organizers on Guam
Daughters of the Island Contemporary Chamorro Women Organizers on Guam
Author: Laura Marie Torres Souder
ISBN-13: 9780819186089
ISBN-10: 0819186082
Publication Date: 5/18/1992
Pages: 312
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Publisher: University Press of America
Book Type: Paperback
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"The women rule here" This is the message found in the early accounts of life in the islands now called the Marianas. The Chamorro tradition was shaken to its roots by tghe advent of Spanish rule, introduction of Christianity anddepopulation due to warfare and diseas Women took matter into their own hands and kept alive what they saw as important. The women preserved the culture