Paranan

The coastal portions of Palanan, Isabela (Cagayan Valley) are the habitations of the Paranan. The Palanan or Palanenyo, as they are also called, are lowland Negritos whose language is mutually intelligible with some Agta dialects.

Fishing is their primary economic activity due to their proximity to the Pacific Ocean. The government plans to develop Palanan’s tourist potential.

 

 

Sources:
Ethnologue, www.ethnologue.com.
Paranan. http://class.csueastbay.edu/.
National Commission for Culture and the Arts. Palanan. http://www.ncca.gov.ph/

 

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An elderly woman sells fruit and vegetables in Tanza Public Market, Cavite

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