Learn Traditional Seafaring Navigation from Master Navigator Larry Raigetal

Learn Traditional Seafaring Navigation from Master Navigator Larry Raigetal

Learn Traditional Seafaring Navigation from Master Navigator Larry Raigetal


4/5/2018

Study ancestral and indigenous seafaring navigation through a special, six-week course offered by the University of Guam’s History and Chamorro Studies Program. In April, UOG students and the Guam community are welcome to attend the Traditional Navigation and Climate Change Adaptation course led by Master Navigator Larry Raigetal from Lamotrek, Yap.

Course content will include basic principles of traditional seafaring navigation as well as an introduction into celestial navigation, indigenous mathematical measurements, and more! The course will also include environmental lessons on climate change in both scientific and humanistic contexts.seafaring class

The UOG Center for Island Sustainability is bringing Raigetal to Guam, and this course would be an exciting opportunity for UOG students as well as the general public to learn basic seafaring principles from a Master.

The course will run from April 9 to May 18, 2018. Students will meet for a total of 45 contact hours. Secure your spot in the 3-credit course, HI 490/CM 490 Special Project: Traditional Navigation and Climate Change Adaptation! 

For more information contact the UOG Professional & International Programs at 671-735-2600. 


Center for Island Sustainability

The University of Guam Center for Island Sustainability (CIS) was established in 2009 to lead and support the transition of island communities toward a sustainable future. CIS has since become a focal institute in our region for adapting and modeling sustainable technologies to meet island needs in the broader areas of the environment, economy, society, and education. You can learn more about CIS by visiting www.uog.edu/cis.