Learn 20 amazing facts about i Manaotao Mo'na (CHamoru ancestors) who lived at one of our oldest known villages in the Mariana Islands, the village of Ritidian on the northwestern part of the island of Guam. Find out how i Manaotao Mo'na sailed, what foods they ate, and how they lived, played, and worked together. Learn or brush up on one or more of the three languages that the book is written by the people of Guam—CHamoru, English, and Japanese.
In the CHamoru language spoken by the indigenous people of Låguas (the Mariana Islands) "ayuda" means to help or assist. The Ayuda Foundation which produced this book and the elementary school version of it (also available for free download) is proud to be creating awareness of culturally significant sites on Guam such as the ancient village of Litekyan (Ritidian). Knowing our history is one way we help to strengthen our community. We hope you enjoy reading the book and learn about our special CHamoru history and culture!
Titige' gi Fino' CHamoru (Author of Chamorro Text) Teresita Concepcion Flores
翻訳:リープコーポレーション (Translated into Japanese by Leap Corporation)