Pagadian: Origin of the word “Gompia”


The word ”GOMPIA” from the Subanen word means ”GOOD” this tribe is one of the pioneering tribes in our region.

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These people are described as peace lovers and generous, historically our province is very colorful and rich in terms of culture because of the Subanen tribe one of their culture is a unique dance the so called Kinora using the the instrument “AGONG” it is use also to called the attention of the tribe member like assembly meeting, wedding, birthdays and emergency.

AGONG is very popular to our tribe because it is the instrument which is the partner to our tribe leaders. (Bingo Villahermosa)

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