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Butuanon
Indigenous Group Butuanon (Also known as: Lapaknon)
Location Philippines, Mindanao, Mindoro, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Misamis Oriental, Surigao del Norte, Butuan City and Agusan
Estimated Population 1,420,000 (retrieved 2006, Wikipedia)
Environment Urban / Riverine / Swamp
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family Butuanon
Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Meso Philippine, Central Philippine, Bisayan, South, Butuan-Tausug
Alternative Names: -

Dialects: Lexical similarity: 70% with Kamayo, 69% with Surigaonon
Website URLs Ethnologue - Butuanon a language of Philippines
NCCA: Butuanon
INQ7.net: Rescuing the Butuanon language
PIA Press Release: 3 Butuanon athletes honoured
MindaNews: Diaspora philanthropy: the other fact of the OFW phenomenon
Butuanon.org - webpage for Butuan city and Butuanons
Wikipedia: Butuanon
MindaNews: Young Butuanon artists express commitment to the Lumads
NGOs Ivory Charities Foundation
Butuan City Charities Foundation
Save Our Languages Through Federalism (Solfed)

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