We were the blessed by a welcome dance by the B’laans tribe children wearing their beautiful tabih (traditional attire, weaved dressed). The Blaans have the weaving of their tabih, similar to the T’bolis’ dreamwoven t’nalak. The Blaans also have their own master weavers and well-preserved dances, music, and other traditional performances.
In the mountains of Cotabato. Each neighborhood is organized under a local datu who has autonomous authority over an area depending on his personal influence. The position is supposedly hereditary and follows a rule of the firstborn assuming the position. Through the help of our volunteers we were able to provide relief in ways they have not seen before.