Ethnic Attire

  DATU Long Sleeve Worn with collar and long pants. Dominant color red, black or blue. Decorated with any of the color combination using red, black, blue, yellow, green and white. Designed through Linabingan, ginontingan and kinabuka. Linabian Straight cut design clothe into pieces, composing different kinds of colors, commonly decorated at the front of continue reading : Ethnic Attire

Ethnic Dances

  Binanog A typical Dance of the Talaandig tribe mimicking the movement of the bird up in the air called "Bano> Inagong A dance for entertainment performed during festivals and gatherings. Saut A dance of male Talaanding tribe presenting their expertise in style and arts in fighting their opponents or enemies with their ritual dances continue reading : Ethnic Dances

Ethnic Songs

OlagingA folk epic in verse about agriculture in Bukidnon.   LimbayLyric poetry sung to express the singer’s anguish and inner feelings.   SalaA song used to express feeling of love to the opposite sex.   NanangaonSongs sung purely for entertainment purposes usually carrying moral lessons and sung at night, or while shelling corn, weaving mats continue reading : Ethnic Songs

Cultural Practice

{tab=Pangampo} Pangampo An annual ritual held every January that involves a prayer to Magbabaya for the preservation, protection and proper use of the 7 most important things on earth, land water, tree, fire, air, sound and beliefs and traditions.   {tab=Panagulilay} Panagulilay A prayer usually held in March asking Magbabaya to provide rain to nourish continue reading : Cultural Practice

Brief History

{tab=Cultural Background} Cultural Background   The Bukidnons are one of the traditionalistic ethnic groups in the southern Philippines. They inhabit the northeastern part of Mindanao, the second largest island of the archipelago. The term “Bukidnon” (mountain dweller) was derived from the Cebuano language but nowadays, it is accepted by most members of the ethnic group continue reading : Brief History