HomeThe Journal of Historyvol. 47 no. 1 (2001)

Concerning the Identity of Some Ethnic Categories in Southern Palawan

Charles J.h. Macdonald

Discipline: History



This paper discusses the existence of an as yet unrecognized, or little recognized, ethnic category, known locally under the name of “Islam” or other local terms. This ethnic category has a definite identity perceived by the local population both from inside and from outside, but with still an unclear “cultural” content.