Joshua Hernandez p. 21
Samnang Xen p.11
Sean San Jose & Jessica Hagedorn p.7
Todd Morris p. 31
Claudine del Rosario p. 43
Aleks Figueroa p. 59
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p.3-4, tribal symbol: a representation of Aleks’’s pitbull, Oakland
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p.10, alibata/baybayin: The terms are used interchangeably, but are said to be 2 different pre-Filipino writing systems
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p.36, adobo: a Filipino meat dish, usually chicken, but other meats can be used p.45, ube: Filipino dessert made from purple yam p.48, PCN: aka Pilipino Cultural Night. Many Filipino student orgs have an evening of performances that typically include theater, dance, spoken word and music celebrating Filipino culture p.50, ling-ling o’s: a Filipino symbol used in jewelry. Common meanings include luck and fertility p.50, kasamas: Tagalog for “comrade“ p.52, monkey-eating eagle: national bird of the Philippines p.58, Manila Town: Filipino community center in San Francisco p.58, headhunting: taking and preserving one‘s head after killing them p.61-62, painting of a “honu”: Hawaiian sea turtle, a common image in Polynesian tattoos
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