Articles with the tag "people" (39)

Pakikipagkapwa-tao means relating to someone else as a fellow human being. Filipinos most evidently exemplify pakikipagkapwa-tao through the practices of bayanihan and the ‘boodle fight’. The former is more widely done in rural areas of the country. When one person needs to accomplish a task (such as moving house) for example, the whole community pitches in to help – no questions asked.
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Published on 28/04/2019 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Society
Tags: communities, Filipinos, people
Situated about 70 kilometers from the port city of General Santos, Lake Sebu municipality spans 89 kilometers and can be found in the upper Allah Valley near the municipality of Surallah. It has rolling hills, mountain forests and three lakes devoted to aquaculture, the largest of which is the beautiful Lake Sebu, which covers 354 hectares.
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Published on 12/12/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture
Tags: Cotabato, indigenous, lake, people, Sebu, Tboli
On the morning of October 26, 2015 some 700 indigenous peoples from Mindanao arrived at the University of the Philippines in Diliman to a rousing welcome from a huge crowd of supporters. Wearing their native costumes, the Lumad people were in a caravan called “Manilakbayan” that had traveled from Surigao City to Eastern Visayas and then had crossed over to Luzon to highlight their call to stop human rights violations in various Lumad communities.
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Published on 29/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: People, Stories
Tags: indigenous, Mindanao, people
The Yakan people is considered as one of the 13 Moro groups in the Philippines. Originally from the island of Basilan, the tribe has spread to the nearby islands of Sulu, Tawi-Tawi, and Zamboanga City. Colorful and vibrant, the tribe is known for their intricate weaves, culinary treasures, and rich culture.
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Published on 22/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary, Travel
Tags: Basilan, people, Vibrant
Oftentimes, to remember Philippine Independence on June 12, 1898 is to engage in contentious debate: Was the independence declared by President Emilio Aguinaldo truly a national call for sovereignty or just a tactical ploy against impending American occupation?
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Published on 17/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, History
Tags: Army, people, Valiant
The name means people of the flood plains or derived from the two word maginged and danaw which means people of the marshy. In the early 15th century, Sharif Muhammad Kabungsuan, an Arab-Malay preacher from the royal house of Malacca, introduced the Islamic religion, customs and the Sultanate system of governance.
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Published on 05/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Maguindanaons, Mindanao, people, tribes
Scattered throughout the Southern Philippine Archipelago slowly disappearing tribes untouched by neither time nor colonization still exist in present time. Along the desolate eastern coast of the Davao Gulf, centuries ago, new migrants mixed with the native population, forming a new community that was given the name Bagobo.
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Published on 05/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Bagobo, Mindanao, people, tribes
Manobo, the name may came from Mansuba from man (person or people) and suba (river), meaning river people. The first Manobo settlers lived in northern Mindanao, at present Manobo tribes can be found at the hillsides and river valleys of the northeastern part of Cotabato.
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Published on 05/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Cotabato, Manobo, Mindanao, people, tribes
Tausug or Suluk is the name of an Islamized tribal group in the Sulu archipelago, and is taken from the words taumeaning man and sug meaning current. Traditionally the Tausug are sailors, pearl divers and traders, their ancestral homelands in the Sulu Archipelago have vigorous tidal currents that flow from the Sulu and China Seas to the Celebes Sea. This translates literally into the name people of the current.
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Published on 05/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Mindanao, people, Tausug, tribes
Spanish settlement in the Philippines first took place in the 16th century, during the Spanish colonial period of the islands. The conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi founded the first Spanish settlement in Cebu in 1565, and later established Manila as the capital of the Spanish East Indies in 1571. The Philippine Islands is named after King Philip II of Spain, and it became a territory of the Viceroyalty of New Spain which was governed from Mexico City until the 19th century, when Mexico...
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Published on 03/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: ancestry, Filipino, people, Spanish
Quezon City - The Bagóbo are a proud people with proto Malayan features and with a strong social structure enabled them, as a group, to integrate with the main body politic while retaining much of their indigenous customs, beliefs, and values. That said, most of the Bagóbo have suffered dislocation due to the loss of their ancestral lands and the effects of modern day insurgency.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Bagobo, people
The Aeta live in the northern part of the Philippines on the island of Luzon. Historians and anthropologists debate precisely when and how they migrated here, the consensus being that they crossed from the island of Borneo between 20 and 30 thousand years ago, using a land bridge that was partially covered by water around 5,000 years ago — the remaining part of which is now the island of Palawan.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Aeta, Luzon, people