Articles with the tag "Tausug" (3)

In an historic faceoff, a Tausug headcloth dialogues with a Mondrian abstraction at the Asian Art Museum’s “GORGEOUS” show. The exhibition showcasing exceptional artworks from the collections of Asian Art Museum and SFMOMA, challenges preconceptions of what constitutes “gorgeous.”
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Published on 17/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Stories
Tags: art, Museum, Tausug, Textile
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
The dominant ethnic group in the Sulu archipelago because of their political and religious institutions, the Tausug occupy Jolo, Indanan, Siasi, and Patikul in Sulu (ARMM). There are also scattered settlements in Zamboanga del Sur and Cotabato, and all the way to Malaysia, which has an estimated Tausug population of more than 110,000.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: ethnic, group, Sulu, Tausug