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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

Ancestor of Tugaya
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Ancestor of Tugaya

(Taken from one of the elders of Tugaya, Eng’r Rasol Abbas, Founder of AMTAR Tugaya International Foundation) The native of Tugaya, who may either live in this Town, in some other Municipalities of Lanao del Sur, in other Provinces throughout the Philippines archipelago or in abrod, are descendant s of a man Datu Amtak, a … Continue reading

SALSILA/Geneological record of Sultan Mohammad Muid Zacaria of Tugaya
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SALSILA/Geneological record of Sultan Mohammad Muid Zacaria of Tugaya

As part of his community service, he is an incumbent Vice President of TURCAT, Chairman of MARUHOM SARIP of Tugaya, Lanao del sur and other volunteer organizations of Tugaya. Scanning the geneological accounts of Tugaya. Sultan Meller is a direct descendant of Maruhom Sarip, one of the Maruhom who are inheriting the sultanate position. To … Continue reading