Traditional lunar calendar in radio program


From left, Cecilio Raiukiulipiy, Isidoru Cabrera, Stanley Taisacan, Jack Ogumoro, and Catherine Perry. (Contributed Photo)

This Sunday’s “Your Humanities Half-Hour” will feature several individuals who hold traditional knowledge about how the lunar calendar is utilized in Chamorro and Carolinian cultures for farming, fishing, navigation and sailing, and other purposes.

Guests are Jack Ogumoro, onsite coordinator for Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council; Cecilio Raiukiulipiy, a traditional navigator and member of the advisory panel of the Refaluwasch Lunar Calendar Committee; Isidoru Cabrera; and Stanley Taisacan, chairman of the advisory panel of the Chamorro lunar Calendar Committee.

“Your Humanities Half-Hour” radio program is sponsored by the Northern Marianas Humanities Council. It airs each Sunday from 2pm to 2:30pm on Power 99, with host Catherine R. Perry. (PR)

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