Monthly Archives: December 2007

December 22, 2007

by Kalayaan Anjuli D. Gatuslao

Sayuda daw Buntola is a Higaunon term that refers to a gathering of the Higaunons in order to discuss concerns, resolve issues and conflicts. For the past year, three gatherings were conducted in the areas of Sangalan in Gingoog City, Simbalan in Agusan del Norte and Pulangui Talugan in Bukidnon. The get together of Higaunons from different gaops and talugans signifies camaraderie that despite the…

December 22, 2007

By Mai Parco

Since time immemorial the name “Naabat” designates to a truly revered place for the Higaunon people. It serves as one of the earliest known “safe haven” of the tribe where around 40 to 50 pure Higaunon families peacefully dwell. It is the same sanctuary where Buuya Binu-aya, the legendary tribal warrior recognized as “the greatest alimaong” who ever lived in the history of Higaunon ancestors, comes from….