written tradition

July 1, 2020
Pedro Bukaneg (PP00179) Bukaneg--an orator, musician, preacher, and lexicographer--is considered the father of Iloko literature (1552-1624). His knowledge of Ilocano, Tinguian, and Tagalog languages made him a valuable helper in spreading Christianity, thus winning for himself the admiration of King Philip of Spain and the... Read More