Articles in the category Communities (271)

The Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS), Davao del Norte, is home to the Sama. The isle lies in the heart of Davao Gulf in southeastern Mindanao, and can be reached by a ferry boat from Davao City. Oral and written accounts passed on from generation to generation indicate that Samal Island, now IGACOS, used to be called Pu. It has always been inhabited by the Sama.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Davao, Sama, Samal Island
Also called Siyama, the Sama Pangutaran reside in Pangutaran Island of the west-central part of the Sulu archipelago near Mindanao. There are also some populations of Sama Pangutaran in Tawi-Tawi and southern Palawan. Since their isle is closer to Malaysia, some Sama Pangutaran are able to speak Malay.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Pangutaran, Sama, Sulu
The Maranao inhabit Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur in Mindanao. The name Maranao translates to mean “People of the Lake”, after their traditional territory in the area surrounding Lake Lanao in the Bukidnon-Lanao Plateau.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Lanao, Maranao