Malay

Topics: Coconut, Arecaceae, Coconut oil Pages: 2 (655 words) Published: August 1, 2013
Our Malay ancestors brought us their own culture like drinks and foods, government, laws, writting, language, way of dressing, housing, literature, music, religions, arts, science and traditions and customs.. Early Filipinos staple food was RICE. Aside from rice, their foods includes pork, chicken, fish, fruits and vegetables. Pots and bamboo tubes are used to cooked their foods. They used their finger to eat and banana leaves as their plates then coconut shells as their glass for drinking. They produced fire when they rubbed two pieces of dry woods which heated and used it for cooking. Drinking waters stored in huge jars or bamboo tubes. Our ancestors made their popular wine such as Tuba from coconut, Basi a famous Ilocano wine from sugar, Pangasi a Bisayan wine which came from fermented rice, the famous Lambanog a tagalog wine which came from coconut palm and from distilled rice came the Tapuy famous Igorot wine. Kangan a short sleeved jacket wore by men, it could be color blue or black and red is for the chief. A stripped of cloth wrapped around the waist in between legs called Bahag. Men used Putong instead of hat, they walked barefooted and fond of wearing jewels like gold necklace. Women wore a wide sleeved jacket called Baro, Patadyong serve as their skirt usually wrapped around their waist. Tied their long and black hair, they walked barefooted like men, they both insert gold between their teeth as a kind of ornaments. They tattoed their bodies with different designs, tattoes represents to enhance their beautiful body and a men who have many tattoo the more he had killed warrior in war. They lived in houses made by wood, bamboo and palm leaves. They built near each other in the barangay. Each of their houses had bamboo ladder that they could drawn up during the night and if the entire family go out of town. It contained a gallery which they could keep the jars of water, under the house they kept the rice, firewoods and chickens. Some...
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