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"To the past me..."

“To the 16 year-old me…” or “To the 9 year-old me…” day after day after day, I see things like these whether they be in a letter form or a video-message form, being posted on social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube etc. 330 more words

Peace-loving

The Badjaos are sometimes referred to as the “vanishing tribe” for their population is dropping in number due to different factors which include diseases, competition with other dominant tribes (Yakan and Tausug), famine or starvation, and sometimes the lack of ability to cope with social change. 157 more words

Understanding Badjaos

Language

The language used by Badjaos in Cebu is Sinama. This language came from the Western Malayo-Polynesian language family.

Sinama pronunciation is quite distinct from  other nearby Central Philippine languages like Tausūg and Tagalog. 126 more words

Understanding Badjaos

An Encounter

Yesterday, my sister went to town. While she was waiting for the green light for her to be able to cross the street, there were two young ladies stood before her. 749 more words

Journal

today, i am grateful for . . . (day 5)

happy easter!

just came back from a two-day trip to bohol, one of the more beautiful islands here in the philippines, where we had our engagement photos  taken . 669 more words

100 Days Of Gratitude Project

Flourishing Badjao Community

Even the most discriminated nomadic tribe can adapt and fluorish through time

The Mindanao is known for its diverse tripeople, the Christians, Muslims and the Lumads.

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Aivy Rose Villarba