Andrew T. Laguana

Builder of Storeys

Builder Of Storeys: Andrew “Andy” T. Laguaña Andrew T. Laguaña is part of the first generation of island-born architects, and the first Chamorro elevated to Fellow status of the American Institute of Architects. Since 1989, he has guided Guam’s architectural and engineering professions while defining the island’s building environment, honoring Guam’s cultural

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History’s Guardian

Antonio “Tony” M. Palomo was a noted Guam historian and the administrator of the Guam Museum for eleven years (1995 – 2007). Palomo was also a former journalist, senator and author. He wrote An Island in Agony, published in 1984, which tells of the experience of Chamorros during the Guam occupation of World

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More Than A Piece of clay

The pottery forms manufactured during the Latte Phase were more robust and less ornate compared to those of the Pre-Latte Phase.  Although the latte wares had less aesthetic quality they were more utilitarian.  Since this pottery was fired at higher temperatures, some forms could be used for cooking. Pre-latte forms,

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