Articles with the tag "Myth" (4)

There are just 25 objects, including a Madonna, some trousers and a chest ornament, in San Francisco Asian Art Museum’s Philippine Art: Collecting Art, Collecting Memories exhibition, raising doubts that such a complex culture could even begin to be appreciated, much less fathomed, through so few specimens.
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Published on 12/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Culture, Mythology & folklore
Tags: art, exhibition, Madonnas, Magic, Myth
Indigenous beliefs and practice, customs and rituals are animistic. Tirurays who have close contact with the Muslim Maguindanao were influenced to believe the Islam faith. The Roman Catholics and the Episcopalian church have been working among them for a long time and many ‘modernized’ Tirurays have been converted. However, many still keep the old beliefs and practice indigenous rituals.
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Published on 30/01/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Mythology & folklore
Tags: Creation, Dead, Myth, Tiruray
The Thalon is an obscure creature in Philippine Folklore. From its origins in Zamboanga Del Sur, its myth has not spread to the other parts of the Philippines. Unlike most monsters in Philippine folklore, the attitude of the Thalon is based on its gender, either being a simple trickster spirit if male, or a terrible man-eating beast if female.
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Published on 28/01/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Mythology & folklore
Tags: Folklore, Myth, spirit, Thalon