Articles in the category Communities (271)

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
Sangir settlements can be mostly found on Sarangani Island between southern Mindanao and Celebes island, as well as, Indonesia in North Sulawesi and the Great Sangir Island. They're often mistaken for Sangil. And, like its contemporary, are the only two representative descendants of Sulawesi.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Sangir, Sarangani
Primary subsistence of the Sangil revolve around fishing and lowland, intensive agriculture and horticulture. Boat-building is also a prime activity, such as vintas and pump boats. Traditionally, local village groups were comprised of exogamous matrilineages; (normal) Filipino bilateral relationships developed later.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Balut, Sangil, Sarangani
Populations of the Tina Sambal are found in Iba, Sta. Cruz, and Masinloc in Zambales; Quezon in Palawan; and some municipalities of Pangasinan. The areas they occupy include vast tracts of land that are suitable for farming and are near the sea, which makes fishing a vital means of sustenance.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Sambal, Tina, Zambales