KAPITAN LAUT BUISAN

He became chief of Maguindanao after the reign of his brother, Datu Salikula.

He defended, but lost, his lan in the battle of Buayan in 1597.

He joined Raja Sirungan, the Raja Mura, in conducting raids against the Spanish settlements in Cuyo and Calamianes in 1602, using 100 boats and 100 men from each of the Maguindanao villages.

Date of Birth: Unrecorded
Place of Birth: Unrecorded
Date of Death: 1619

Values Exhibited:
  Unity
  Commitment
  Leadership

Learning Message:

Kailangan ang pagkakaisa upang makamit ang tagumpay. (Unity is needed to attain success.)

Ang mandirigmang nasusugatan sa labanan ay lalong tumatapang. (A warrior who gets wounded in battle becomes more courageous.)

DATU DIMASANKAY

A ruler of Maguindanao in 1579, he led in defending their land against the Spanish invaders. The Maguindanaos won the battle.

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

Values Exhibited:
  Patriotism
  Leadership
  Determination
  Unity

Learning Message:

Mahalaga ang tatag ng loob at pagkakaisa sa pagtatanggol ng bayan. (Determination and unity are important in defending the nation.)


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