Author Archives: Siuala

Kapampangan Revolt (1585): A Detailed Report

 Letter of the Fiscal of the Audiencia of Filipinas, Licenciado Ayala, about the rebellion in Pampanga, dated 20 June 1585. In Continue Reading →

Kapampangan Revolt (1585-86): The Letter of Don Juan de Manila

1586 Letter in behalf of Don Juan de Manila, Principal from Pampanga, to the President of the Royal Audiencia exposing the Continue Reading →

Hijacking History

  For generations, Tagalog historians have used this photo from the 1590 Boxer Codex to teach Filipino students how the Continue Reading →

Dugong Aso: “A Race of Dogs”

Dugong Aso means ‘a race of dogs’ in Tagalog. This ethnic slur against the Kapampangan people can be traced back Continue Reading →

Just Cause for a Kapampangan National Liberation

Maniáuad kayung katalarûan? Ing panugálîng Filipíno? Dápûat é yu kamaláyan na ing ánuaran támu kamatayan! Ing pángasintang ning kekatámung panga-Kapampangan! Continue Reading →

The Creation of the Filipino Nation and the Decline of the Kapampangan Language

The following article is taken from: Pangilinan, Michael R.M. (2009). Kapampangan lexical borrowing from Tagalog: endangerment rather than enrichment. 11th International Continue Reading →

Ethnic Cleansing in Indûng Kapampángan

The Kapampangan language is currently moribund since a lot of Kapampangan parents are no longer passing down their mother tongue to their Continue Reading →

Legislate Kapampangan as the Official Language of the Province of Pampanga

Ipabatas tá né ing AMÁNUNG SÍSUAN bílang AMÁNUNG BASÁL ning Lalauígan at ding Sibabalén Kapampángan. Binâng mákapasubiang bitasan a ing Continue Reading →

Kulitan: The Indigenous Kapampangan Script

Kulitan or Súlat Kapampángan, the indigenous Kapampangan script, is an abugida or alphasyllabary, where the consonantal characters possess a default vowel sound Continue Reading →