Fu'una and Puntan

by Jorgi Flores

Pages 2 and 3 of 16

Puntan
Fu'una and
Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities
Jorgi Flores
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"All the little boys and girls know the story of Fu'una and Puntan.
My nana told it to me several times," he said while standing in front of the mural.
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After creating the land with her brother's body and the moon and sun, and the rainbow, she allowed her grief to overwhelm her. Those tears made rivers and ponds.
Fu'una Rock in Umatac is where she remains to this day. Giving life to all creatures and Chamoru people from her soul. 
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"Did you know the first huts were built without latte?" He asked us on a tour through the Guam Museum.
That time is called
pre latte, obviously. 
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The latte period is the time of homes built on top of the latte. That kept critters out, and let air flow nicely through the home, this is called Guma' Higai. 
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