Articles in the category Communities (275)

The Calamian Tagbanwas are primarily located in the northern part of Palawan in the Calamian and Linapacan islands. Interestingly, they do not belong to the Palawanic subgroup, but are directly classified under the Philippine subgroup. This subgroup is known as the Kalamian group, which includes the Agutaynon.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Calamian, Palawan, Tagbanwa
Puerto Princesa, Palawan is the home of the Tagbanwa. Their language may also be known as Aborlan Tagbanwa or even Apurawnon, and is classified under the other Palawanic languages. However, it has some lexical similarities with Cuyonon, a Bisayan language. Tagbanwas are also said to have their own script.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Palawan, Tagbanwa
The Tagalogs are one of the largest and most dominant ethnic groups in the country. Most Tagalogs live outside the National Capital Region, in the provinces of Nueva Ecija, Batangas, Quezon, Cavite, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna, Tarlac, Zambales, Marinduque, Bataan, and Aurora. Significant Tagalog populations are also found in Mindoro and Palawan. The vast majority are followers of Christianity, most of whom are Roman Catholics.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: ethnic, groups, Tagalog
Manobo simply means “people” or “person”; alternate names include Manuvu and Minuvu. The term may have originated from “Mansuba,” a combination of man (people) and suba (river). Manobos are concentrated in Agusan, Bukidnon, Cotabato, Davao, Misamis Oriental, and Surigao Del Sur.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Manobo, people, Tagabawa
One of southern Mindanao’s indigenous people, the T’boli are concentrated in Kiamba, Maitum, and Surallah in South Cotabato. As settlers from other Philippine islands arrived, the T’boli gradually withdrew to the mountain slopes and lived in scattered villages.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: indigenous, Mindanao, Tboli
The Sulod are the most populous of the varied cultural-linguistic groups inhabiting the mountains of Central Panay; Tapaz, Capiz; Lambuano, Iloilo; and Valderrama, Antique Provinces, who remain relatively unassimilated. They occupy the rugged finger-like slopes along the banks of the river in the interior and higher mountains.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Capiz, Panay, Sulod, Tapaz