HomeAnuaryo/Annales: Journal of Historyvol. 12 no. 1 (1994)

The Japanese Role in Re-Awakening the Filipino Native Soul

Cristina Lacónico-Buenaventura



The Japanese during their occupation of the Philippines promoted a new Asian orientation for the Filipinos and an awareness of our native heritage. Efforts were also made to obliterate Western cultures especially the American.