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BLAAN

THE BLAAN, ONE OF THE INDIGENOUS GROUPS OF SOUTHERN MINDANAO, CAN PRESENTLY BE FOUND IN THE PROVINCES OF SOUTH COTABATO, SULTAN KUDARAT, SARANGANI, DAVAO DEL SUR AND DAVAO OCCIDENTAL, AND THE CITY OF GENERAL SANTOS. TRADITIONALLY, THEY INHABIT THE HILLS BEHIND THE WEST COAST OF DAVAO GULF AND THE WATER - SHED OF DAVAO AND COTABATO. IN VERY RECENT TIMES, THEY HAVE MOVED TOWARD THE COASTAL AREAS.

BLAAN ATTIRE

Photos by National Commission for Culture and the Arts

 

AGUNG NO 3 (MAY-JUNE) 2016" edit to "Photos by Cocoy Sexcion and Vic Romero as published by National Commission for Culture and the Arts

 

AGUNG NO 3 (MAY-JUNE) 2016

Thank you to Roel Manipon and Arjho Carino Turner

 

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Feature image of Fu Yabing, Blaan National Treasure PC by Kim Tiblani