Bangsa Moro, culture, Newspaper article

The Dragon in Lanao

This is an article I wrote for The Philippine Post (February 26, 2000). I posted this in my websites and in my blog, M-Reality: Body/Mind/Spirit. But in 2009, Blogger removed my blog, as well as numerous other blogs, due to alleged third-party malware. I am re-posting it here. It occupied one whole page in a… Continue reading The Dragon in Lanao

Bangsa Moro, History, Newspaper article, personal, socio-cultural

Sheikh Yahya ibn Hadi and his descendants

Here's an article I wrote more than a decade ago about our great-grandfather Sheikh Yahya ibn Hadi and his descendants in Mindanao and Brunei: "I now know that wars do not end wars," said Henry Ford. For the Moros, wars are simply followed by more wars. Wars usually correspond to turning points in our lives.… Continue reading Sheikh Yahya ibn Hadi and his descendants

Newspaper article

Bud Dajo Massacre

Last March 7 was the 105th anniversary of the Battle of Bud Dajo, the massacre of some 600 Moro men, women and children by the officers and men of the United States Armed Forces, with some (Christian) Filipino soldiers. In 1999, I wrote a newspaper article on this episode of Moro history to commemorate the… Continue reading Bud Dajo Massacre

Newspaper article, Uncategorized

Resurrecting old ghosts of Mindanao

While browsing the web, I found a copy of this article published in Business World in 2003. To my surprise, I was quoted by the author. Actually, I think he got his quotes from a speech I delivered in 2000 at UP Los Banos. It's quite a good article. Business Mirror does not keep archives… Continue reading Resurrecting old ghosts of Mindanao

Column article, Newspaper article

Domini Torrevillas quoting from my research paper on Filipino Identity

Today, I googled my name and was surprised to see that many people and websites cite me and my works. One of them is an article by veteran journalist Domini Torrevillas in her column FROM THE STANDS in the Philippine Star. It was dated October 11, 2008 She wrote: In my searches, I found a… Continue reading Domini Torrevillas quoting from my research paper on Filipino Identity

Newspaper article, Uncategorized

Eve, the First Woman, Wife and Mother

Today is Mother’s Day in many countries including U.S.A. and the Philippines. May all Mothers bring out the best in their husbands and children while living up to their own full potential. Below is an article I wrote for The Philippine Post on December 14, 1999. It is about Eve, the Mother of all the Living.… Continue reading Eve, the First Woman, Wife and Mother