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Getting There Right in the heart of Mindanao, the highlands of Bukidnon literally explode with breathtaking sceneries from its cool climate to rugged mountains, plateaus, canyons, waterfalls, springs, vast pineapple and rose farms to its extremely diverse flora and fauna and to the colorful tribes of Bukidnon, Higaonon, Talaandig, Manobo, Matigsalug, Tigwahanon and Umayamnon that call this beautiful province home.
Malaybalay City, the capital, is about 91 kilometers away by road from Cagayan de Oro City. Bukidnon used to be part of the Misamis Province and then Agusan afterwards, Bukidnon became a province on its own in Benedictine Monastery of Transfiguration, Malaybalay Bukidnon Photo by MalNino Called as one of the traditionalistic ethnic groups in the Philippine south, the Bukidnons are composed of seven different tribes which are indigenous to the province: The names of the tribes were derived from the areas where they lived i.
Tigwahanuns — refers to the people who live along the banks of the Tigwa River. The tribes still practice a lot of their ancient rituals and practices which are enforced by their own Datus Chieftains who stand as the political and spiritual rulers of each tribe.
Being rich in aesthetic heritage, Bukidnon is rich in oral folk literature such as the Olaging an epic about the cultural hero AgyuBayok-bayok versesLimbay lyric poemsAntoka riddlesIdangdang balladsNanangon folktalesSala love songsBasahan proverbsTutalanun stories of origins of names of places and thingsDasang debate in verses during settling of the bride price and the Kaliga-on which are ceremonial songs sung during the Kaliga rituals the pamamayok which is sung by men, and the tabok which is sung by women while dancing the dugso.
Rural life at San Isidro Damulog, Bukidnon Photo by Lloyd Jim One can visit some of these ancestral territories like the Talaandigs in Barangay Sonco in Lantapan town where an entire community of people are actively working to revive and preserve the ancient ways of the tribe.
The customary law is enforced in this area. There is a school in the territory where tribe elders teach their young how to learn and appreciate their traditional embroidery, music, literature, arts, and dance.
For fans of weaving, Bukidnon never fails to impress as traditionally, visual arts are expressed usually in weaving along with crafts, beadworks, and embroidery, patchwork and earth paintings. You may look for the three different kinds of weave- Tinilogas, Tigdaruwa, and Tigtatulo. For Bukidnon embroidery, look for the pinamulaan which is made through a process called the panulam.
From mid-February up to March 10 of every year, an ethnic cultural festival is held in Malaybalay City to celebrate the gathering of culture and tradition of the seven tribes during the Kaamulan Festival. Started inKaamulan serves as a gathering of sorts like a datuship ritual, a wedding, a thanksgiving, a peace pact or all of these combined.
Kaamulan Festival Photo by cliffwinston Being a multicultural society, Bukidnon also hosts American, Chinese, Indonesian, Koreans and British residents who are engaged in business, trade, research, study, tourism and mission work. Aside from colorful cultures and traditions of the province, Bukidnon also boasts gorgeous natural sites and probably its most prominent natural landmark is the Mt.
Kitanglad Range Natural Park located in North Central Bukidnon, with 31, hectares of lush mountain peaks including the peaks which include Mt. Kitanglad towers to about 9, feet 2, metersand is the fourth tallest peak in the Philippines.
Mount Kitanglad is home to virgin forests and has now been declared as a National Park and a Protected Area by the Philippine government.
Other peaks that are worth seeing is the Musuan Peak in Dologon, Maramag which has an elevation of meters offers a good early morning climb, Mt. Capistrano in Malaybalay which was used as an evacuation area during World War 2, Mount Pulog in Manolo Fortich which offers great views of the rose farms and the gorgeous Pigsuguan Hills in Siloo, Malitbog.
The canyons of Saray Sta. Ines, Malitbog and Mangima Manolo Fortich also offer spectacular natural views. Kaamulan Festival Photo by cliffwinston Along the boundary of Manolo Fortich and Sumilao are the Palapao Hills feet which were said to be used as burial grounds during early 19th century with coffins and artifacts tucked in their caves, rock shelters and limestone grounds with designs that were traced back to the Metal Age.
Being gifted with such amazing natural wonders, Bukidnon, despite being landlocked, is also home to many notable bodies of water like the Napalit Lake- a hectare lake by the foot of the Kalatungan Mountains in Pigtauranan, Pangantucan.
The lake is 80 feet deep with about 24 islets of different sizes floating parallel to the direction of the wind.
The largest of these islets is at least 50 feet wide.
The serene Lake Apo in Valencia City is lined with lush vegetation hugged by the hills and mountains around it. Apo, a 24 hectare lake with depths ranging from meters, is a rift lake of circular shape atop a mountain floor and said to be one of the cleanest in the entire Northern Mindanao.
Other lakes that abound in the provinces include the Pinamaloy Lake in Don Carlos 50 hectares, guitar-shapedand the Malagana Lake in Malitbog which is home to wild ducks and teems with fish.New Outdoor Adventure Business.
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