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 about them at Kalinaw Kultura launch on November 29, 2018 at Abreeza Mall
in Davao at 1:30 PM.