The latest episode of the Tales podcast features a folktale from the Philippines that addresses racism and colonialism. It’s an engaging listen and has some surprising deviations from similar stories.

In this piece of Philippine folklore, Chongquita the monkey bride marries an ill-tempered man. When he becomes violent at a party, her astonishing secret is revealed.

Tales – Chonguita

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