5th Marianas History Conference Overview

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Audiovisual Presentation

Navigating Cultures; Seafaring Returns to the CNMI By the Northern Marianas Humanities Council Abstract: After centuries of absence, traditional seafaring is nding its way back to the CNMI. This movement is fueled by a cultural collaboration between Chamorro and Refaluwasch sailors and boat builders. While distinct, the seafarers of these groups have shared sea lanes since ancient times, and today maintain a passion for perpetuating the knowledge of their ancestors with the next generation of Paci c peoples.

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Film Presentation