Julian Aguon (Chamorro, Guam)
Professor, Attorney, and Author
Julian Aguon is an indigenous Chamorro activist, attorney, and author of three collections of political essays including, most recently, What We Bury At Night: Disposable Humanity (2008). With a focus on international human rights law, he has worked on behalf of his own and other Indigenous Peoples on issues of self-determination and culture preservation. He has represented Guam at the United Nations Fourth Committee and the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Aguon lives in Guam and is an Adjunct Professor of International Law at the University of Guam.