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.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Kanfulung Bai:The Masterworks of Yabing Dulo
Design & Photo credit: Leonardo Rey S. Cariño
Photo credit: Kim Windell Villafranca Tiblani
YabingMasalonDulois an active Blaan weaver who is a master of the MabalTabih technique. Her works are prized by
textile collectors and has been featured in the 2004 WOW Mindanao Tourism Expo in
Davao and in the Second ASEAN Traditional
Textiles Symposium on 1-3 February 2009 at the Cultural Center of the
Philippines. She is the first cultural master for the
School of Living Tradition
(SLT) in LamlifewTribal Village and is starting her own SLT in Amgu-o, Landan, Polomolok, South Cotabato, Philippines.