South Cotabato, Mindanao, Philippines.
The Blaan are one of the indigenous peoples of Southern Mindanao in The Philippines. Their name could have derived from "bla" meaning "opponent" and the suffix "an" meaning "people". Other terms used to refer to this group are Blaan, Bira-an, Baraan, Vilanes, and Bilanes. The tribe practices indigenous rituals while adapting to the way of life of modern Filipinos.
- Jacob Maentz
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- Contained in galleries