Interviewer: Reilly Todd Interviewee: Roque Acfalle Community Partner: Sons and Daughters of Guam Club (CHE’LU)   The first day I went to the Sons and Daughters of Guam Club, I attended a senior lunch where I met Roque. He was one of the men that were helping serve the lunch and welcomed me in right away. One of the first things that I discussed with Roque was the food that they had prepared for that day. In particular, I was curious about the soup that I was in charge of serving. He explained to me that it was called long rice soup, and was aRead More →

This is an interview with Roque Cufalle, one of the groundskeepers at the Sons and Daughters of Guam Club and CHE’LU volunteer. The interview took place on May 22, 2018 at the Sons and Daughters of Guam Club in San Diego. We discussed his childhood in Guam, his current time at CHE’LU, and his thoughts on the future generations of Chamorros in San Diego.Read More →

Since I have been living in San Diego, I have wanted to find a barrio where there are mercados, panaderias, taquerias, and a sense of culture. Barrio Logan is what I was looking for. While I was walking around the area, I could feel the culture and pride in the Chicano movement. The murals in the park were so expressive and honest and really showed what the artist was feeling. I especially enjoyed the ones featuring strong women as fighters and leaders in the movement. Even outside of the park, I enjoyed walking up and down the streets and seeing the people who live inRead More →

Reilly Todd Location: Sons and Daughters of Guam Club Date: 4/26/18 Activity: Tour of Grounds   Walking around the Sons and Daughters of Guam Club with Olivia gave me a great insight into what this area was for. I was able to see their main clubhouse, which included many religious pictures and figures throughout the room. This taught me that many Chamorro people are deeply religious and actively practice the Catholic faith. After exploring the clubhouse, we walked around back to the large outdoor seating area. It had many traditional architectural pieces and showed me a bit of their culture just through these buildings. OliviaRead More →