Sanlagu CHamoru profiles, photos and videos

Heidi Chargualaf-Quenga is a “fa’fa’någue,” or certified CHamoru instructor, who works tirelessly to teach the CHamoru dance to students young and old living stateside through the Kutturan Chamoru Foundation in Long Beach, California. She was photographed at Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum in Long Beach, and she is part of Manny Crisostomo’s ongoing visual documentary “Manaotao Sanlagu: CHamorus from the Marianas,” translated as “our people, the CHamorus, overseas,” featured weekly in the Pacific Daily News.

After his dream of a military ca- reer as an officer ended, Guam native Johnny Cepeda Gogo’s turned to Plan B — law school. Now he’s a Superior Court judge in California.

Pulitzer-winning multimedia journalist Manny Crisosto- mo chronicles Gogo’s journey in his ongoing visual documentary “Manaotao Sanlagu: CHamorus from the Marianas,” translated as “our people, the CHamorus, over- seas.”

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