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
Tribal Learning Center is also home of cultural dance troupe
KIAMBA, Sarangani (February 1, 2014) – Michelle Solon, wife of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, assisted by former Maitum Mayor Elsie Lucille Perrett, leads the cutting of ribbon during the opening of the Tboli Tribal Learning Center in barangay Badtasan on January 28. Also in photo is Lyn Lambago (extreme right), founder and coordinator of the Lemuhen Cultural Dance Troupe Inc.. Perrett, who is one of the supporters of Lambago’s group since 2007, expects to see more dancers formed through the tribal learning center. The group started with only five young dancers in 2007. At present, the group has already 12 active and dedicated dancers and musicians. (Tres Besana/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)