The Mangyan Tribe of Mindoro

Mangyan TribeThe Mangyan Tribe are the first inhabitants of Mindoro. They belong to the Malay race. Like most natives in the Philippines, these people are short with snub noses and brown complexion. Among the seven clans – Alangan, Buhid, Iraya, Hanunuo, Tadyaoan, Ratagnon and Batangan occupying the land, Batangas and the Alangans inhabit Sablayan, a town in the mid-western portion of the island.

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