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"Respeta I Taotao Tano": The Recognition and Establishment of the Self-Determination and Sovereign Rights of the Indigenous Chamorros of Guam Under International, Federal, and Local Law

Author(s): Anthony (T.J.) F. Quan

Journal: Asian-Pacific law & policy journal
ISSN 1541-244X

Volume: 3;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 56;
Date: 2002;
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Keywords: Chamorros | Respeta I Taotao Tano | Guam | self-determination | indigenous rights

The Chamorros are the original indigenous inhabitants of Guam, but they have yet to receive any formal political or legal recognition on a local, federal, or international level. This article examines the Chamorros' right to self-determination and self-preservation.
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