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Language Maintenance: Transcendence And Preservation Practices Of Manobo Indigenous Cultural Community In Mindanao, Philippines

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Jeanard Anthony Robiego, Divine Grace Onyot, Francine Panchito, Ryneir Jae Pelenio, Isabel Puerto, Rene Bonifacio



challenges, extended literature review, indigenous language, maintenance, manobo cultural community, preservation, transcendence,



This study sought at evaluating the indigenous language transcendence and preservation practices of the Manobo indigenous cultural community in Mindanao, Philippines. The study is an extended literature review, in which it focuses on synthesizing a broad range of studies for a new perspective. The results revealed that the Manobo indigenous cultural community in Mindanao, Philippines transcend and preserve their language by putting emphasis on the role of family and by using minority languages in many domains; indigenous communities have gradually lost speakers due to the low self-esteem of their members and due to modern advancements; and problems in language preservation are solved through the Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Acts and interventions done by the government. Ergo, the transcendence and preservation practices of the Manobo indigenous cultural community in Mindanao, Philippines are prevalent and supported by the government and various organizations.



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