HONORING OUR ROOTS the early peoples the early traders the colonizers
The earliest peoples Negritos Indonesians Cave dwellers Tabon Cave, Palawan Malays
How did the Negritos came to the Philippines? • What was their reason of movement from one place to another? • In which provinces do we find the descendants of the Negritos now? • What are the concerns encountered by the Negritos in the present time?
What is “waves of migration theory”? • What is the famous landmark built by the Ifugao people in Banawe?
THE EARLY TRADERS • When did the Chinese begin trading with the early Filipinos? • What were the products they traded? • What are the influences of the Chinese in the Filipino culture? CHINESE
THE ARABS • When did the Arabs start to trade and settle in the country? • What were the influences of the Arabs in the Filipino culture?