Tag: Filipinx

Cultures: Berani Tribes

This is a new series of articles that will discuss various ethnolinguistic groups within Bukana and beyond. An ethnolinguistic group is an umbrella term for a number of tribes that are joined together by common language and traditions. For instance, today we are looking… Continue Reading “Cultures: Berani Tribes”

Bukana Illustrated: True Aswang

We’ve previously looked at the Markupo piece that Brian Valeza did for us. Some of you may recognize Brian’s work from Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, Paizo’s Pathfinder, Elder Scroll Legends and other tabletop and mobile games. Today we’re going to talk about… Continue Reading “Bukana Illustrated: True Aswang”

Cultures: Bughitawo Tribes

In our Cultures series, we discuss various ethnolinguistic groups within Bukana and beyond. An ethnolinguistic group is an umbrella term for a number of tribes that are joined together by common language and traditions. For instance, today we are looking at the Bughitawo. This… Continue Reading “Cultures: Bughitawo Tribes”

Cultures: Tigayon Tribes

This is a new series of articles that will discuss various ethnolinguistic groups within Bukana and beyond. An ethnolinguistic group is an umbrella term for a number of tribes that are joined together by common language and traditions. For instance, today we are looking… Continue Reading “Cultures: Tigayon Tribes”

Bukana Illustrated: Mariner & Warrior-Caste Backgrounds

In this installment of Art of Bukana, we introduce Gladys Domalaon. This very talented artist comes to us from Luzon. We found her work on Instagram and were very impressed with her Hiraya project, in which she illustrated numerous creatures of Philippine myth. Her… Continue Reading “Bukana Illustrated: Mariner & Warrior-Caste Backgrounds”

Bukana Illustrated: The Markupo

I mentioned Last Time that one of the first things I did upon starting the Bukana project was to trawl Artstation for Filipinix artists. I discovered an illustrator that was already making truly stunning images of indigenous creatures. I quickly recognized the name Brian… Continue Reading “Bukana Illustrated: The Markupo”

Storytellers: The Beginning

In this series, we will listen to some of the countless storytellers found in Bukana. Just like the real world Philippines, the Sea of Skulls has a strong oral tradition and there is never a shortage of tales: truth, lies, and sometimes both. “None… Continue Reading “Storytellers: The Beginning”