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Should Parkway be renamed "Chalan Maga Haga"?

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Bill 266 was up for a public hearing last night.  The legislation would rename the Tiyan Parkway to Chalan Maga Haga. The bill was introduced by Speaker Judi Won Pat, Senator Aline Yamashita and Senator Tina Muna Barnes. Maga Haga represents the first born daughter of the highest ranking person in a clan.   During the hearing Speaker Won Pat said "Just as Tiyan is at the center of the island the Maga' Haga is a central figure in our society naming the Tiyan Parkway in honor of our islands powerful women gives tribute to the important roles women have assumed throughout Guam's history and the important contributions they continue to make today." 

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