Magellan’s Boat Travelled the globe, the man himself, not entirely so.
First Contact was always conquest, the Techno Haves vs the Techno have nots… in Movie Jargon: hats vs feathers.
Actual history is both sides of events, not just the propaganda by the so called winners, eh?
history then, current events now….
Battle of Mactan mural in Cebu, Fort San Pedro painting, Philippines; scene depicts the leader of the Mactan warriors, Lapu-Lapu killing Magellan, commander of the Spanish forces.
On this day in 1521 Indigenous peoples on the island of Mactan in present-day Philippines defeated a heavily armed Spanish force and killed their commander, Magellan. This was the first Spanish attempt at colonizing what would eventually become the Philippines.
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