Thursday, 20 January 2011

Ratagnon people - Philippines

Population: 2-5

Geography: The southern tip of  Mindoro Island along the coast of the Sulu sea.

Language: The Ratagnon;

Culture:  Houses are made mostly of wood, bamboo, and nipa. Traditional dress; Men wear loincloth as a lower garment, while women wear woven cotton used as wrap-around matched with an upper garment made of hand-woven to cover their breasts. Swidden agriculture.

Religion: No information found.

Art: No photos of art work or music found.

Fragility:  almost extinct.

The information regarding the Ratagnon people are extremely rare, most of the sources I found were from wikipedia. No information found in the unesco site.

If you have any information about the Ratagnon people please share it.

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