Category Archives: Lifestyle

Maranao | Kalinaw Kultura

  The name Maranao comes from Ma which means “man” and Ranao which means “lake-like”, thus Maranao means man living near the lake or “lake-dwellers”.   They are known to be brave and historically offered sacrifice in defense of their homeland and islam, and are rich in literature, the most famous of which is the Darangen.   Learn… Read More »

Lakambini ng Katipunan | Gregoria de Jesus

  Gregoria de Jesus “Lakambini ng Katipunan” was the first woman to join the Katipunan and played multiple role in the organization and performed many duties that only women can do.   This duty includes hiding all the essential paperwork of the organization.   She learned to be a real soldier, rode a horse, and fired guns to… Read More »

Taosug | Kalinaw Kultura

  Taosug means “People of the Current” because of their geographical location in the Sulu archipelago.   They possess unquestionable courage and bravery, therefore Taosug are also Tao Maisug or “brave people”.   The Taosugs have built communities in some areas in Davao City.(Museo Dabawenyo) Kilalanin sila sa Kalinaw Kultura Launch ngayong November 29, sa Abreeza Mall Davao,… Read More »

Huseng Batute | Jose Corazon de Jesus

  Today In History, November 22, 1896, “Huseng Batute” or Jose Corazon de Jesus was born. He was born in Santa Cruz, Manila. Jose Corazon de Jesus is a poet. A poet is a person who creates poetry. Poets may describe themselves as such or be described as such by others. A poet may simply be a writer… Read More »