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I met my new medical anthropology students last Saturday and asked them to introduce themselves, including their ethnic identity. As expected, the “ethnic identity” part stumped them, the very word “ethnic” itself tending to be associated with indigenous peoples. I’m …

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  • waraykaon

    Si Bongbong ay bisayang ilokano.

  • Ulipur

    Congressman Roilo Golez of Parañaque grew up in Romblon, his father from Iloilo and his mother a Solis from Taal Batangas. His first name is derived from Ro (Romblon) and ilo (from Iloilo).

  • Ulipur

    The mother of Sen Enrile was an Ibanag of Cagayan, while the mother of VP Binaly is also an Ibanag from Isabela.

    • GMGUERRERO

      So Enrile is Ibanag. From where in Cagayan? Can he speak Ibanag?

      • Ulipur

        His mother was an Ibanag from what is now Gonzaga, Cagayan. In one interview the Senator mentioned that he was trying to learn the Ibanag language. He is very fluent in Ilocano, though.

  • alisto101

    It’s good to be a multi- ethnic

  • Jakeson Florido

    Yung advantage ng pagiging multi-lingual, damang dama pag nagta-travel kahit saan sa Pilipinas =D

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