Dr. Alyssa M. Peleo-Alampay

Dr. Alyssa M. Peleo-Alampay is a geologist, paleontologist, professor, author, research collaborator of the National Museum of the Philippines, and a proud mother of three. She is also the Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs (Quality Assurance) of the University of the Philippines system. For over two decades, she has mentored and supervised many of … Read more

Felix Laureano: The First Filipino Photographer

Felix Laureano: The First Filipino Photographer Felix Laureano was born on November 20, 1866, in Patnongon, Antique into a prominent landowning family. His mother, Norverta Laureano, was a businesswoman while his father, Manuel Asencio, was a friar from Zamora, Spain. Laureano, along with his siblings (Santiago, Maria, Consolacion, Vicente, Trinidad, and Jesusa), grew up in … Read more

Father Jacinto Zamora

Among the three martyr priests, the least is known about Father Jacinto Zamora. His memory is even maligned by allegations that he enjoyed gambling and that it was supposedly why he became implicated in the Cavite Mutiny. However, he is remembered by his descendants as being loyal to his duties. On one occasion, according to … Read more

Manlilikha ng Bayan Rosie Sula

Manlilikha ng Bayan Rosie Sula T’boli Chanting Coming from a known clan of Datu and Bo’i in Lake Sebu, Bo’i Rosie is more than familiar with T’boli oral traditions, especially the Tudbulul; the highest form of musical expression among T’boli people. Due to her unparalleled knowledge of the art, the master epic chantress has traveled in … Read more

Carmen de Luna

Remembering the legacy of Carmen de Luna In most histories in the Philippines, men are tediously studied and mentioned with their illustrious lives gracing the pages of many a history book. However, many Filipinas were able to equate or even prove themselves better than men, in the course of their lives. One of them is … Read more