Tag Archives: Pampanga

On Kapampángan Surnames

An article on Filipino surnames has been going around Facebook recently. For some reason my comments on that article were Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →