Dinaña’ Famålao’an celebrated International Day of Peace at Lemai Café and Restaurant in Maite, Guam on Sunday, September 20th for Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions.
By Sylvia Frain – See their CNV Event info here.
Despite the stormy weather, we had over 30 people attend! Military and nonmilitary!
There was chanting, peace poetry, signed a peace pledge, made peace offerings and discussed about creating Guam an island of peace!
At 12:30 there was a Peace Feast! Everyone brought a dish to share Peace within, peace in the Marianas and peace in Oceania.
Mary-Therese Edgerle discussed paths to Inner Peace.
Moneka De Oro with Our Islands Are Sacred & Alternative Zero Coalition discussed ways we can foster Peace in the Marianas.
Sylvia Frain, with the National Centre for Peace Aotearoa, discussed peace and solidarity in Oceania and will present: Oceania Resistance, a Digital Peace Photography exhibit.
WE had Peace Art for kids and a Peace Jam & Dance. #PeaceDay #PeaceDayMarianas #BeThePeace
All photos by Sylvia C. Frain