Surigaonon

The Surigaonons are found in Carrascal, Madrid, Cantilan, and Lanusa, Surigao del Sur. Their language has a large lexical similarity with the Manobo, Dibabawon, and Agusan Manobo. Surigaonons use Cebuano as well. Both languages are said to have similar intonation patterns and stress, among others.

Surigao is known as the surfing capital of the Philippines. Both Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur have a topography of hills and plains — suitable for fishing and farming.

 

Sources:
Surigao City. http://www.surigao-city.de/
Ethnologue, http://www.ethnologue.com/
Joshua Project. http://www.joshuaproject.net/
Surigaonon Language. http://www.askbiography.com/

 

Photo of the Week

Street Vendors Selling Fresh Vegetables in Chinatown, Manila;br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />

Street Vendors Selling Fresh Vegetables in Chinatown, Manila

Donate your article, news, poetry, photos or anything about the Philippines!
 

For Questions and Comments email us at: molinadelcallejo@yahoo.com
 

World Connections