DATU AMAI PAKPAK
or DATU AKADIR

This Maranao leader heroically defended Marawi against the Spanish forces.

After losing the first big battle in 1891, he led his men in launching raids against the enemy for four years, during which time they rebuilt their fallen forts.

He died along with his wariors in 1895, while defending his rebuilt capital against 5,000 Spanish forces.

Date of Birth: Unrecorded
Place of Birth: Unrecorded
Date of Death: March 10, 1895

Values Exhibited:
  Patriotism
  Unity
  Determination

Learning Message:

Mahalaga ang pagkakaisa at tatag ng loob sa lahat ng panahon. (Unity and determination are needed at all times.)

Ang isang pagkatalo ay hindi nangangahulugan ng tuluyang pagkatalo. (One lost does not mean total defeat.)

DATU PANDAK


In 1924, he led a movement against the government. He believed that the spirit of Saruang, a dead leader, and those of others killed earlier by government troops, had come back to avenge their villages in Lano, but was shattered by Pandak's own death.

Date of Birth: Unrecorded
Place of Birth: Unrecorded
Date of Death: Unrecorded

Values Exhibited:
  Patriotism
  Leadership
  Belief in Supreme Being
  Unity

Learning Message:

Ang mabuting pamumuno at pagkakaisa ay kailangan upang makamit ang tagumpay. (Good leadership and unity are needed to attain success.)

Anumang pagsubok ay kayang harapin kung ang pananalig sa Lumikha ay pagtitibayin. (We can face any trial if we strengthen our faith in our Creator.)


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