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Guam canoe sails through San Diego bay

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Our brothers and sisters in San Diego, California are keeping the island's culture and traditions alive. They recently built a 47' single outrigger canoe (a sakman), which proved seaworthy when it sailed through San Diego Bay recently.

The boat has been under construction for the last two years. The crew plans to sail back to the Mariana Islands from where the sakman tradition originated. The proa serves as Chamorro ambassador for the islands.

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