Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Minneapolis, MN, USA
Originally Posted by Ian
Census data (here http://www.ncca.gov.ph/culture&arts...ethno_yakan.htm
) indicate that there are about 120,000 Yakan, with the vast majority on Basilan, a much smaller fraction in Zamboanga, and smatterings elsewhere. No mention of any Yakan in Jolo.
That is what I was under the impression, but for a number of years now Kris Cutlery has had new made Pira labelled as being from Jolo. If Pira are Yakan specific, then are these just modern interpretations, similar to Mindanao made barongs today?