Cardiovascular risk factors among Chamorros
- The Culture and Customs of the Northern Marianas Islands. // Monkeyshines on America;Nov97 Territory: Northern Marianas, p9
Discusses the culture and customs of the Northern Marianas Islands. Manner by which indigenous settlers welcome guests; Language spoken; Mixture of people from different countries settling in the islands; Customs and traditions of the native Chamorros people; Feasts celebrated.
- 'Massacre on Wake Island'. Lotz, Dave // Naval History;Jun2001, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p12
Comments on the article 'Massacre on Wake Island,' by M. Hubbs in the February 2001 issue of the periodical 'Naval History,' which focused on a group of civilians on Wake Island during initial Japanese bombing attacks on the island in December 1941. Number of Chamorro men from Guam who were...
- Between American and Pacific Island Identities: Indigenous 'Sense-Makings' of U.S. Colonial Presence on Guam. Dalisay, Francis // Conference Papers -- National Communication Association;2008, p1
This study examined how Chamorros, the indigenous residents of the American Pacific Island of Guam, "make sense" of an American colonial presence on their island. Data were acquired from opinion and editorial items printed in Guam's local newspaper, focus groups conducted with Chamorro students...
- Economics and fertility: Changing family structure among Chamorros on the island of Guam. Pobutsky, Ann M. // History of the Family;2001, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p95
Keywords: Family structure; Fertility; Demographic transition
- Ask Dr. Notebook. // Time;3/27/2000, Vol. 155 Issue 12, p25
Explains the background of the Chamorro race which is referenced on the United States Census form.
- Cultural Responses to a Late Holocene Climatic Oscillation in the Mariana Islands, Micronesia: Lessons from the Past. Hunter-Anderson, Rosalind L. // Human Ecology Review;Winter2010, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p148
Archaeological data from south-central Guam are presented to show that technological and social adaptations enabled the ancestral Chamorros of the Mariana Islands, Micronesia, to remain mobile farmer-fishers despite a major climatic oscillation, from the Medieval Warm Period (MWP, c. 800-1350...
- Ancient Mysteries of the Northern Marianas Islands. // Monkeyshines on America;Nov97 Territory: Northern Marianas, p16
Discusses the difficulties encountered by historians and archaeologists in determining how long ago people lived on the Northern Marianas Islands. Information on the life of the Chamorro people; Latte stone formations made by the people.
- Multiple & Overlapping Identities The Case of Guam. Misco, Thomas; Lee, Lena // Multicultural Education;Fall2012, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p23
The article explores the perceptions and ideas of identity that Guamanian teachers had and connected them to their educational contexts. It addresses the Chamorro, the native ethnic group in Guam, and the ways in which identifying as Chamorro has cascading implications for relationships within...
- PART TWO: THE ISLANDS: Unit Four: Micronesia: CHAPTER 13: The Northern Marianas. Dunford, Betty; Ridgell, Reilly // Pacific Neighbors;1996, p66
This article provides information on the Northern Marianas. The Northern Marianas are a group of 14 volcanic and raised coral islands. They run north and south in the Pacific. The group is about 375 miles long. It is east of the Philippines and south of Japan. The total land area of all the...