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Of Cocks and Men

Sabungan (cockfighting) (Source: "Album, Islas Filipinas, 1683-1888," by Juan Maria Cariño and Sonia Pinto Ner. Manila: Ars Mundi. Philippines, (2004))

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Of Cocks and Men

Filipino men are often depicted holding a rooster (Source: "Album, Islas Filipinas, 1683-1888," by Juan Maria Cariño and Sonia Pinto Ner. Manila: Ars Mundi. Philippines, (2004))

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Original Caption: Group portrait of men with cocks, ready for a cockfight. Date Photographed: 1888. Credit: Kern Photography Collection, Museum of Ethnology.


Why Women Rule Pampanga

Filipino woman with rifle during the revolution (Photo courtesy of Retrato: Filipinas Photo Collection)

Carromata being driven in high water, Manila Philippines, 1910-1915

roosters are about to "spar". Cockfighting, or "sabong", is deeply ingrained in Philippine culture. It dates back to the pre-Spanish era; it was, and still is, the king of sports in the countryside. Considered as too brutal, cockfighting has long been banned or driven underground in most other countries, but it remains largely popular in the Philippines and is virtually the national sport. 1890's

Sari-sari store, Unknown location in the Philippines, early 20th Century...The word sari-sari is Tagalog meaning "variety". by John T Pilot, via Flickr

Kambal na Krus (Tondo, Manila) - On March 23, 1922, Crispino Lacandaso was chopping wood from a felled, century-old sampalok  tree on a vacant  lot at 1885 Juan Luna Street, Gagalangin, Manila. After much difficulty, the young laborer managed to cleave the trunk in two. To his amazement, he saw a dark cross on a base, imprinted on both halves of the wood.