National Geographic : 1938 Jul
GUAM--PERCH OF THE CHINA CLIPPERS Photograph by Dr. Spencer L. Higgins HERE COMES THE BRIDE! The newly married couple must walk home after the ceremony, which has taken place in the Agafia Cathedral (background). Few girls are married in native dress; a white satin gown with several yards of veil is the proper costume, and the bridegroom must pay for it (page 103). Cattle a gallop. alongside. Photograph from Margaret M. Higgins PROUDLY THE CHAMORRO BOY RIDES HIS SPIRITED COW! take the place of riding horses, trotting along at fair speed and sometimes breaking into Often a cow, native rider astride, passes down a road with her calf trotting nimbly These animals are used as beasts of burden on Guam, as are water buffaloes.