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Taimanu na Ini


 Peter R. Onedera 


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This lyrical collection of CHamoru poetry features the reflections of Master Storyteller, author and poet Peter Onedera. Taimanu na Ini highlights the physical beauty of Guam, while tackling modern-day issues including the importance of preserving the CHamoru language and culture. Onedera’s heartfelt poetry presents history through his eyes, expresses his appreciation for Guam’s historical symbols, tackles political debates, and portrays the island lifestyle.

Product Details
  • Author(s): Peter R. Onedera
  • Publisher: University of Guam Press (2018)
  • Imprint: Taiguini Books
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-935198-44-4
  • Paperback: 94 pages
  • Price: $15
Meet the Author(s)
Onedera has actively been involved in preserving the indigenous language and culture of the Marianas Islands as a storyteller, playwright, educator, author, and poet. He received the Master Storyteller Award presented by the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency in 2015. He is also a member of the CHamoru Language Commission.

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