Indigenous Group Tagakaolo (Also known as: Kalagan, Mandaya,Mansaka, Tagakaolo Kalagan, Tagakaulu, Tagakaulu Kalagan)
Location Philippines, Mindanao, Sarangani, Davao del Sur, Mount Apo, Malita, Lais, Talaguton Rivers, Malalog
Estimated Population 71,356 (2000, SIL International)
Environment Lowland, Coastal, Riverine, Valley, Mountain, Highland and Plain
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Fishing / Paid Labor
Level of Assimilation Traditional
Language Family Kalagan, Tagakaulu
Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Meso Philippine, Central Philippine, Mansakan, Western
Alternate Names: Tagakaolo
Dialect: Related to Mandaya, Kalagan, and Kamayo. About 85% intelligibility of Mansaka.
Website URLs Ethnologue, Tagakaulu, Kalagan - A Language of Philippines
Philippine Literature, Tagakaolo
MindaNews, Article: Re-establishing Order in the Community and its Connection with Biodiversity Conservation
Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ), Article: - Conflicts with LGUS Complicate Tribes' Rights Battle
Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ), Article: Native Title Sparks Indigenous Revival
National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP), Ethnic Profile - Tagakaolo
KAMP - Federation of the Indigenous Peoples Association of the Philippines
Lumad Mindanao