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THE OKIR (MOTIF): AN ART OF MARANAO DEPICTING THEIR CULTURE AND SOCIETY

THE OKIR (MOTIF): AN ART OF MARANAO DEPICTING THEIR CULTURE AND SOCIETY BY: Jehad Z P & Professor Haron A. Pangcoga The Okir (motif) is an exclusive artistic cultural heritage of the Maranaos of Lanao, Philippines. It is as an artistic design of the Maranao native inhabitants of southern Philippines beginning from the early 6th … Continue reading

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HERITAGE AGONG IS HAND-MADE FROM TUGAYA

HERITAGE AGONG IS HAND-MADE FROM TUGAYA By: Jehad Zacaria Pangcoga ​ ​Agong means gong in English. It is a musical instrument commonly used by people in South East Asia including Muslims in the Philippines. No body knows the Chinese man who first made the gong. But the industry and the use of gong became common … Continue reading

Do you know what is TUGAYA Tree? By Jehad Zacaria Pangcoga
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Do you know what is TUGAYA Tree? By Jehad Zacaria Pangcoga

Aleurites moluccanus (or moluccana), the Candlenut, is a flowering tree in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae, also known as Lumbang, Candleberry, Indian walnut, Kemiri, Varnish tree, nuez de la India, Buah keras or Kukui nut tree as a state tree of Hawai’i. But, in Mindanao, mainly in Lanao del sur, it is called as TUGAYA. It … Continue reading