Let's Learn Chamorro
We would greatly like to greatly thank our amazing sponsors, Council for Humanities, Indigenous Affairs Office, IT&E, Marianas Variety News & Views, Joeten Kiyu-Public Library, Bridge Capitol LLC and Rivers Pictures, LLC.
We could not have done this project without our passionate instructors. We thank Jennie Magofna from G.T.C Elementary School, Elsie San Nicolas, Jack Camacho & Steph Mensah from Garapan Elementary School and Ana Lizama from W.S.R Elementary School.
We thank you for watching our series and we hope you enjoy Let’s Learn Chamorro “Ketungu Chamorro”! Please watch below.
Season 1 : Episode 1
Lesson: Alphabets & Learning to Cook Red Rice and Chicken Kelaguen
Instructor Jennie Magofna from G.T.C Elementary School in the San Rogue Villiage, Saipan along with Special Guest Hilary Agulto from Marianas Visitor’s Authority.
Season 1 : Episode 2
Lesson: Vocabulary Word Comprehension & Story Time with activity
Instructor Jennie Magofna from G.T.C Elementary School in the San Rogue Villiage, Saipan along with Special Guest First Lady Diann Torres and the Joeten Kiyu-Public Library attendees
Season 1 : Episode 3
Lesson: Numbers from 1-100 with Telling Time along with Story Time
Instructor Jennie Magofna from G.T.C Elementary School in the San Rogue Villiage, Saipan along with Special Guest 2018 Miss Marianas Celine Cabrera and Rhe’ann Tudela from Saipan Southern High School
Season 1 : Episode 4
Lesson: Everyday Greetings and Sentence Structure with Story Time
Instructor Jack Camacho from Garapan Elementary School in the San Rogue Villiage, Saipan along with Special Guest 2018 Miss Marianas Celine Cabrera and Kesiil Diaz Camacho from Mount Carmel School
Season 1 : Episode 5
This episode features Elsie San Nicolas, the Chamorro instructor at Garapan Elementary School. Lesson 1: Ten (10) Vocabulary words featuring CNMI local animals in the islands with sentences accompanying those words.
Special Feature: Parade of Cultures interviews with Francis Sablan and Guam Representatives Rufina Fejeran Mendiola & Joe Leon Guerrero.
Location is everything
The indigenous people of the CNMI is proud of its language and culture and we believe that it is at its most crucial time to begin in educating yourself and your children of the spoken word from your parents and ancestors. Please email us for your feedback.