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Surigaonon
 
Indigenous Group Surigaonon (Also known as: Surigao)
Location Philippines, Mindanao plain, Surigao Province, Towns of Carrascal, Cantilan, Madrid and Lanusa.
Estimated Population 358,000 (2006, Wikipedia)
Environment Coastal
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Fishing / Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family Surigaonon
Classification:
Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Meso Philippine, Central Philippine, Bisayan, South, Surigao
Alternate names: Not available

Dialects: Jaun-Jaun, Cantilan, Naturalis, Surigaonon. Lexical similarity 82% with Dibabawon Manobo, 81% with Agusan Manobo, 69% with Butuanon. Speakers have high proficiency in Cebuano.
Website URLs Wikipedia - Surigaonon
SIL Ethnologue Language of Surigaonon
People Groups, Surigaonon People
Minda News, Paper: Re-establishing Order in the Community and its Connection with Biodiversity Conservation
NGOs Surigao del Norte NGO Coalition Development (Sungcod)
Peace & Equity Foundation (PEF)

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