Tubad is a Blaan word that means "new generation or descendant of a tribe".Blaan is one of the indigenous peoples group of southern Mindanao, Philippines specifically in South Cotabato, Sarangani Province, General Santos City, and Davao Del Sur.Features on cultural appreciation and development of the different indigenous peoples groups of Mindanao are very welcome to be posted in this blog.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Tboli Tribal Learning Center in Kiamba opens
KIAMBA, Sarangani (February 1, 2014)– Lyn Lambago (extreme left), founder and coordinator of the Lemuhen Cultural Dance Troupe Inc., shares the historical background of the group during the opening of the Tboli Tribal Learning Center in barangay Badtasan on January 28. The tribal learning center is expected to be one of the renowned schools of living tradition in the province according to Michelle Solon (extreme right), wife of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, who represented the governor during the opening program. Also in photo is chieftain Gideon Lambago (5th from right) who led the Sembali Onuk, a Tboli practice of shedding chicken blood which symbolizes blessing. (Tres Besana/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)