Yakan people
The Yakan people are among the major indigenous tribes in Mindanao. Having a significant number of followers of Islam, it is considered as one of the 13 Moro groups in the Philippines. There are also a good number of Christians in this tribe as a result of the conversion of the line of Datu Kalun - Ruler of the Island of the Basilan and the Yakans in Mindanao, to Christianity. The Yakans mainly reside in Basilan but are also in Zamboanga City.
The Yakans are the traditional settlers of Basilan Island in the Southern Philippines, situated to the west of Zamboanga in Mindanao. It is said that their typical physical characteristics are strikingly different when compared to the other ethnic Filipino groups (relatively high-bridged noses and tall stature). Traditionally they wear colorful, handwoven clothes. The women wear tightfitting short blouses and both sexes wear narrowcut pants resembling breeches. The women covers it partly with a wrap-around material while the man wraps a sash-like cloth around the waist where he places his weapon – usually a long knife. Nowadays most Yakans wear western clothes and use their traditional clothes only for special festivals.
In the early seventies, some of the Yakan settled in Zamboanga City due to political unrest which led the armed conflicts between the militant Muslims and government soldiers. The Yakan Village in Upper Calarian is famous among local and foreign tourists because of their art of weaving. Traditionally, they have used plants like pineapple and abaca converted into fibers as basic material for weaving. Using herbal extracts from leaves, roots and barks, the Yakans dyed the fibers and produced colorful combinations and intricate designs.
The seputangan is the most intricate design worn by the women around their waist or as a head cloth. The palipattang is patterned after the color of the rainbow while the bunga-sama, after the python. Almost every Yakan fabric can be described as unique since the finished materials are not exactly identical. Differences may be seen in the pattern or in the design or in the distribution of colors.
Contacts with Christian Filipinos and the American Peace Corps brought about changes in the art and style of weaving. Many resorted to the convenience of chemical dyes and they started weaving table runners, placemats, wall decor, purses and other items which are not present in a traditional Yakan house. In other words, the natives catered because of economic reason to the needs of their customers. New designs were introduced like kenna-kenna, patterned after a fish; dawen-dawen, after the leaf of a vine; pene mata-mata, after the shape of an eye or the kabang buddi, a diamond-shaped design.

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Almanac of African Peoples and Nations
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Mohamad Z. Yakan is associate professor of international relations at United States International University in San Diego. He is the author/editor of fourteen books, including The United Nations in the Post Cold-War Era, Constitutional Law and Political Systems, Lebanon: Contemporaneous Challenges, Lebanese Constitutional Issues, Lebanese Political...
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This fresh exploration of the utility of “person schemas” for understanding interpersonal behavior and intrapsychic conflict brings together psychoanalytic researchers, social learning theorists, and cognitive scientists. The contributors show that a fuller conceptualization of person schemas can begin to close the gap between psychodynamic and cog...
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Sherri Brainard, Dietlinde Behrens, 2002
She has lived among the Yakan people since early 1971. For the first two and a half years that she lived with the Yakans, Janet Persson (nee Pack) was her coworker; for the following four years, Betty Peterson (nee Hooker) joined her.
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Yakan People in Zamboanga City ~ Zamboanga's Best | Blog
This post talks about the background of who are the Yakan people in Zamboanga City, what are their role in the society and how these people enjoy their life among the indigenous ethnic groups in Mindanao. Who are Yakans in Zamboanga City? Yakan people are one of Zamboanga’s best treasures because of its rich culture and traditions that until now they still practiced and embraced. The colourful weaved threads and patterns are just few of Yakan’s significant signatures that uplift their name to the society (Ref. En Route).
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When I last visited Zamboanga en route to Tawi-Tawi, I had a chance again to visit the Yakan Village in Upper Calarian, Zamboanga. The village is located just across the popular La Vista del Mar resort which can be reached by a jeep or a tricycle around 30-45 minutes from the city center of Zamboanga.
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Did I tell you that I created a word to define the way I see my music ? This word is... INTIMELESSIONAL INTIMELESSIONAL is the mix between TIMELESS and INTERNATIONAL. INTERNATIONAL : Because my music is not made "by" or "for" a country. I'm French, but more than "French music", this is Yakan's music ! And it's not made for a public from one or another country.It's made for Yakan's public, wherever people are ! TIMELESS : Because my music is neither "Today's music", nor "Tommorow's music". Because it shall not become "Yesterday's music". Whenever it's made, it's made to be listened at any time (even in 20 years !). This is what defines my music ! This is INTIMELESSIONAL ! :).
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