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Balik Eskwela 2016: Give Them the Reason to Smile

Posted by Louie on June 26, 2016 at 12:00 PM Comments comments (1)

Sembu'en Di "Balik Eskwela 2016"

WE are calling all Subanen and friends to support us in our aim ...

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The Kolibugan

Posted by Louie on August 2, 2015 at 12:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The Kolibugan

Dawn of Subanen Tribe

Posted by Louie on March 28, 2015 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (1)


Our quest starts here.

Shurat Subanen - Ancient Subanen System of Writing

Posted by Louie on December 10, 2014 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (9)

(we may not live forever but our landmarks shall never be forgotten)

Our pre-Spanish writing system has been kept by some supreme guardians or "Gbelyan Megiba" for four (4) centuries, they were Apo Guilingan, Apo Tawan-Tawan and Apo Dimacaling, in the advent of Japanese Empire, some Subanen families who were called the keepers of every Subanen clan were brought to M...

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Testament of Extinction

Posted by Louie on June 30, 2014 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (0)

A long walk of about thirty six (36) river crossing by the foot of arrogant marvelous mountains and a not so friendly terrain where everyone will take a two (2) hours hike to reach an isolated Subanen community near the haven where the "Diwatas" live, is a breathtaking cradle of life. Shiolan is a barangay of Kabasalan in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, its name could have bee...

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Posted by Subanen Tribe Website born on March 22 2006 on June 13, 2014 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (1)

This the idea of my beloved cousin Dr. Leony Cayon Jad (station) in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, molded by Mrs. Janie Huminis Hapalla, i am the man of action eversince in  my childhood, By the garace of God last 8 April 2014 is the first meeting we have in Mrs. Janie Huminis Hapalla resident in Tetuan Z.C,. Attended by Mrs. Eulyn Huminis Tingalin and his beloved husband above all Mr. Ryan Victor H. Tingalin (WMSU Professor) he advise what is the best task to mold this new organization into l...

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Life Learned from the Ground

Posted by Louie on May 20, 2014 at 2:05 AM Comments comments (1)

Angels of the sun: Children of Sitio Matidao, Little Baguio, Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay

  (Photo credit to Mr. Marven Morre Basinang)

I was born in a middle class family. I wa...

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Posted by Louie on May 18, 2014 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (0)

SUBANEN COMMUNITY - Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines.

We are sad to inform that pupils from Sitio Matidao, Little Baguio, Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay and Brgy. Dipala and Palinta of Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay, are in need of your support for their educational assistance particularly school supplies. Our survey to identify num...

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From Here to Generations next to Us

Posted by Louie on April 15, 2014 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (3)

I do research on the native ancestry my family came from.. As you see, we were never identified by the community as Subanen because we never practice any of its activities.. We were never been recognized by this neglected Tribe until a certain Guilingan, who was a tribe leader traced us in 1996. I, myself was not even aware until I was told by my sister ...

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1st Subanen Tribal Congress

Posted by Dr. H.C. Datu Panungo Edelverios Paundog on February 12, 2013 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (5)

 I urge all my Subanen brothers and sisters, or the whole Subanen communities, to help and support for us to launch the 1st Subanen Tribal Congress ! Together, We can make the Subanen Tribal Congress a reality !

Cilture and Tradition

Posted by Ismail on July 29, 2012 at 2:40 AM Comments comments (6)

Peace to all:

Ang napansin ko lamng ay sa Subanen, ang community natin ay enfluence na ng ibang kultura. May mga cultural community offices ang govt at mahigpit ngani ang pagkuha ng certification of tribal membership kapag muslim ka although Subanen parin. Pero ang mga officers and staff nila ay hindi naman mga original Subanen practicing. Silay mga Christian na at ang subanen way of life ay pang stage nalang. sorry pero sa pag iikot ko sa Mindanao, tanging taga bundok talaga at iilan n...

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Beklug 2012 @ Municipality of Lapuyan

Posted by Subanen Tribe Website born on March 22 2006 on August 3, 2010 at 12:08 AM Comments comments (12)

Gempya Gendaw,


Have you experience the tribal sacred Good harvest Celebration. Come and join us to experiance this most exciting tribal "FESTIVAL".