Be the change you want to see in this world

"Winning starts in the mind. Whatever the mind can conceive, it will achieve."
-Joaquin Nangauta Naputi

"Be the change you want to see in the world."
-Mahatma Gandhi

Saturday, May 03, 2014

CAHA/PREL Talk Story Workshop a Success!

The Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency (CAHA) and the Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL) in collaboration with the Literary Arts Group of the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts Festival and the Guam Preservation Trust held a meaningful workshop today, May 3, 2014 at the RFK Library at the University of Guam in Mangilao.  The theme for the workshop is the FestPac theme: “" What We Own, What We Have, What We Share, United Voices of the Pacific - Hafa Iyo-ta, Hafa Guinaha-ta, Hafa Ta Patte, Dinanna' Sunidu Siha Giya Pasifiku".  It was filled with excitement of creative stories that were developed.

The workshop started off with an introduction by Chairperson Peter Onedera who provided information on the purpose of the workshop and allowed participants to introduce themselves. The audience were treated to meaningful topics of Oral Presentation by Louie Gombar;Storytelling by Antonia Masga Salas; Developing Program Topic of Stories by Leiana Naholowa'a; and Timeline/Storyline Process by Terry Perez.

Some stories resulting from this project will be featured in a PREL publication. Part 2 of the workshop is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014 at AV#1, RFK Library, University of Guam.  The next set of presenters and topics for the workshop will include Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera – Historical Value of the Stories to be Written; PK Harmon – Publication Matters; and Dr. Monique Carriveau Storie – Techniques.

Interested parties may register with CAHA by submitting their name and contact information via telephone at 300-1204 to 300-1208 or via email at For further information, contact Jackie Balbas, CAHA Program Coordinator at the numbers previously indicated. Enjoy the following snapshots taken during today's creative workshop!

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