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KKK (Katipunan) in Mindanao

Requested from NHCP by R. Candinato at 06:16 PM on Apr 11, 2022.
Purpose: Research and Development
Date of Coverage: 07/07/1892 - 03/22/1897
Tracking no: #NHCP-773872241363

Candinato 06:16 PM, Apr 11, 2022

I would like to request information about when and who first established a Katipunan (KKK) chapter/branch on the island of Mindanao if there is any recorded.

I hope to hear from you at the soonest possible time.

Thank you.

Officer 09:47 AM, Apr 18, 2022

April 18, 2022

Dear Ryan Candinato,


Thank you for your request dated Apr 11, 2022 06:16:23 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for KKK (Katipunan) in Mindanao.

We regret to inform you that we cannot grant your request since it is not related to the NHCP's transactions and operations. Please note that the NHCP cannot grant requests with the nature of historical research since the NHCP has its own research agenda and publications program. However, you may visit the NHCP Library to use our resources for your research.

You may also browse Mr. Jim Richardson's website Katipunan: Documents and Studies on which contains primary sources about the Katipunan. You may also email him at

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