The X’s and O’s of the Battle of the Pinaglabanan

Christian Bernard A. Melendez Senior Shrine Curator, Museo ng Katipunan-PMS   Introduction Considered as the first battle for independence, the Battle of Pinaglabanan was an encounter between the Katipuneros and of the Spanish Civil Guards and soldiers on the area of San Juan del Monte. As agreed upon by Andres Bonifacio and his fellow katipuneros, continue reading : The X’s and O’s of the Battle of the Pinaglabanan

A CRY FOR CLARIFICATION: A Short Discussion on the Controversies Surrounding the Cry of Pugadlawin

A CRY FOR CLARIFICATION: A Short Discussion on the Controversies Surrounding the Cry of Pugadlawin Christian Bernard A. Melendez Senior Shrine Curator, Museo ng Katipunan-Pinaglabanan Memorial Shrine   Introduction The history of the Kataastaasan, Kagalanggalang na Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan is inspiring yet intriguing. Scholars can choose from a wide range of topics continue reading : A CRY FOR CLARIFICATION: A Short Discussion on the Controversies Surrounding the Cry of Pugadlawin

NHCP REMEMBERS CARMEN GUERRERO-NAKPIL ON HER BIRTH CENTENNIAL

Carmen Guerrero-Nakpil   We, at the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), join the family and friends of Carmen Guerrero-Nakpil, former Chairperson of the National Historical Commission (NHC), a forerunner of the NHCP, in commemorating her birth centenary on 19 July 2022. Guerrero-Nakpil served as Chairperson of the NHC from June 1967 to March continue reading : NHCP REMEMBERS CARMEN GUERRERO-NAKPIL ON HER BIRTH CENTENNIAL

KATIPUNAN: A PRECURSOR TO A WOKE GENERATION

KATIPUNAN: A PRECURSOR TO A WOKE GENERATION Christian Bernard A. Melendez Senior Shrine Curator, Museo ng Katipunan-Pinaglabanan Memorial Shrine  In today’s world, the reality is that injustices, biases, racism are prevalent—from hatred towards the other gender to prejudices to skin color. However, to counter this hatred, there are human beings who exert their efforts in continue reading : KATIPUNAN: A PRECURSOR TO A WOKE GENERATION

A 19th Century British Company in Manila through an NHCP Rare Manuscript

Diana A. Galang Librarian, Serafin D. Quiason Resource Center National Historical Commission of the Philippines The Philippines witnessed significant economic changes in the 19th-century. Among these was the end of the famed Galleon Trade in 1815 after almost two centuries of pioneering globalization and exposing the Philippines to the world. It opened new opportunities to continue reading : A 19th Century British Company in Manila through an NHCP Rare Manuscript

LOS CHICOS DE RIZAL: Jose Rizal’s Students and Dapitan Community School

Jose Rizal had young male students that he affectionately called chicos or boys from his Dapitan community school that he established while in exile. Searching for Rizal’s male students was like trying to trace his children, if he had any. Each of Rizal’s students had his own story of how his beloved Maestro Rizal enriched continue reading : LOS CHICOS DE RIZAL: Jose Rizal’s Students and Dapitan Community School

Visualizing the GOMBURZA

Eufemio Agbayani III Historic Sites Development Officer II As we approach the sesquicentennial of the execution of the three martyred priests, Fathers Jose Apolonio Burgos, Mariano Gomes, and Jacinto Zamora on 17 February 2022, we stumble upon an unresolved problem – how do we remember them visually? At first glance, the answer is easy. There continue reading : Visualizing the GOMBURZA