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Mangyan is the generic name for the eight indigenous groups found in Mindoro island, each with its own tribal name, language, and customs. According to the 2000 Census the population of the Philippines was 76504077 Education in the Philippines has a similar system to that of the United States. There are a number of Religions that exist in the Philippines. In Philippines there are over 170 languages almost all of them belong to the Austronesian language family. Filipinos or the Filipino people are the citizens of the Philippines. The Ivatans are a Filipino ethnolinguistic group predominant in the Batanes Islands of the Philippines. The Ilocano or Ilokano people are the third largest Filipino Ethnolinguistic group Igorot ( pronounced) name for the people of the Cordillera region in the Philippines island of Luzon. The Ibanags are an ethnolinguistic minority numbering a little more than half a million people who inhabit the provinces of Cagayan, Isabela and Nueva The Pangasinan ( Pangasinan: Totoon Pangasinan, Spanish: pangasinense) are the eight largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group. The Kapampangans or Capampañgans ( Spanish: Pampangos or Pampangueños) are the The Aeta (pronounced as “eye-ta” Agta or Ayta are an Indigenous people who live in scattered isolated mountainous parts of Luzon, The Sambal ( Spanish: zambales) are a Filipino ethnolinguistic group living primarily in the province of Zambales, the city The Tagalog people ( Tgl: Tagalog) is the second largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group. The Bicolanos are the the fifth-largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group. Palawan, the largest province in the Philippines, is home to several Indigenous ethnolinguistic groups namely the Tagbanua, Palawano, Tau't The Visayans ( Visayan, Filipino: Bisaya) are the largest ethnolinguistic group in the Philippines. The Ati is a Negrito ethnic group in Panay, which is located in the Visayas (Islands of Panay Negros and Guimaras the central portion of the Chavacano (as a proper noun and a derivative of the Spanish adjective " chabacano " and as it is generally accepted in literature the broadcast media The Lumad is a term being used to denote a group of indigenous peoples of the southern Philippines. The Moro are a Multilingual ethnic group and the largest mainly non-Christian ethnic group in the Philippines, comprising about 5 The Bajau, (also written as Badjao, Badjaw or Badjau) are an indigenous Ethnic group of Malaysia and the southern A Chinese Filipino ( Hokkien: Huâ-hui; Cantonese: Wàhfèi; Tagalog / Filipino: "Tsinoy" ( derived from According to the 2000 Census the population of the Philippines was 76504077 American settlement in the Philippines began during the Spanish period, when Americans came to the islands primarily to conduct business Arab settlement in the Philippines is part of the story of immigration in the Philippines. According to the 2000 Census the population of the Philippines was 76504077 The various ethnic groups in the Philippines identify themselves based on one or several factors most popularly by parental lineage and Language. Japanese settlement in the Philippines refers to the branch of the Japanese diaspora having historical contact with and having established themselves in what is now Recorded Jewish history in the Philippines started during the Spanish era. Koreans in the Philippines, largely consisting of Expatriates from South Korea, form the largest community of Overseas Koreans in Southeast Asia South Asians in the Philippines are Philippine citizens of South Asian descent and citizens of South Asian countries living in Philippines The term Indigenous Peoples or autochthonous peoples can be used to describe any Ethnic group who inhabit a geographic region with which they have the earliest historical For the unincorporated community of Mindoro Wisconsin in the United States of America see Mindoro Wisconsin.
The ethnic groups from north to south of the island are: Iraya, Alangan, Tadyawan, Tawbuid (called Batangan by lowlanders on the west of the island), Buhid, Hanunoo. An additional group on the south coast is labelled Ratagnon. They appear to be intermarried with lowlanders. The group known on the east of Mindoro as Bangon may be a subgroup of Tawbuid, as they speak the 'western' dialect of that language.
The total population may be around 100,000, but no official statistics are available because of the difficulties of counting remote and reclusive tribal groups, many of which have no contact with the outside world.
Mangyan are mainly subsistence agriculturalists, planting a variety of sweet potato, upland (dry cultivation) rice, and taro. Subsistence agriculture is self-sufficient farming in which farmers grow only enough food to feed the family and to pay taxes or feudal dues The sweet potato ( Ipomoea batatas) is a Dicotyledonous plant which belongs to the family Convolvulaceae Taro (from Tahitian or other Polynesian languages) more rarely kalo (from Hawaiian) and gabi in The Philippines, is a They also trap small animals and wild pig. Many who live in close contact with lowland Filipinos sell cash crops such as bananas and ginger. Ginger is commonly used as a cooking spice throughout the world
Their languages are mutually unintelligible, though they share some vocabulary. Tawbuid and Buhid are closely related, and are unusual among Philippine languages in using the /f/ phoneme. The phoneME project is Sun Microsystems reference implementation of Java virtual machine and associated libraries of Java ME with source licensed under the GNU Tawbuid is divided into eastern and western dialects. Western Tawbuid may be the only Philippine language to have no glottal phonemes, having neither /h/ or /ʔ/. Glottal consonants are Consonants articulated with the Glottis.
Their traditional religious world view is animistic (Animism). Animism (from Latin anima ( Soul, Life) commonly refers to a religious belief that Souls or Spirits exist in Animals Around 10% have embraced Christianity, both Roman Catholicism and Evangelical Protestantism. Christianity ( Greek Χριστιανισμός from the word Xριστός ( Christ)is a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings New Testaments have been published in six of the languages.