BIBA MICRONESIA | Ben “Guelu” Rosario of Rota and Selap Tony Piaulig Satwal
Ben “Guelu” Rosario of Rota and Selap Tony Piaulig Satwal.
Guelu has been manifesting and cultivating the Chamorro Culture in the Marianas for decades and is most recent with his leading role in the Linala Cultural Village at Gokna in Guam.
Selap, son of the Great Navigator Mau Piaulig,, (and an affirmed Pwo and accomplished Navigator himself) was brought to Guam by T.A.S.A. Traditions Affirming our Seafaring Ancestry, to revive our lost art of Celestial Navigation as well as to reignite the ways of the Sakman,(traditional Chamorro sailing vessel)— Aspects of Mariana Island history that critically defined us as a people with a massive contribution to Pacific Island trade and exploration.
Together and I dependently water the plants of our history that is largely forgotten by our people giving way to the conveniences of modern technology and westernization