Presentation on theme: "“GOVERNANCE ADVOCACY FOR PANGASINAN CULTURE AND IDENTITY: LANGUAGE PROMOTION AND PROVINCIAL IDENTITY”? DR. OSCAR P. FERRER NOVEMBER 20, 2014."— Presentation transcript:
“GOVERNANCE ADVOCACY FOR PANGASINAN CULTURE AND IDENTITY: LANGUAGE PROMOTION AND PROVINCIAL IDENTITY”? DR. OSCAR P. FERRER NOVEMBER 20, 2014
PANGASINAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE - Heritage and ethnic roots of identity and rootedness for Pangasinan people, ways of doing and what is spoken
Language - articulation of worldview - medium/vehicle for unity and cooperation - empowers
Culture - a way of life - expression of uniqueness, identity and integrity
PANGASINAN Inclusive - (Pangasinan: Salitan Pangasinan; Spanish: Idioma pangasinense) is an Austronesian language, which is one of the twelve major languages in the Philippines.SpanishAustronesian language Philippines - the name for the language, people, and province. The Pangasinan language, also called "Pangasinense", its hispanicized name, is spoken by more than one and a half million Pangasinan people (indigenous speakers) in the province of Pangasinan alone. Pangasinan is also spoken in other Pangasinan communities in the Philippines, and by Pangasinan immigrants in the United States. Pangasinan is the primary language in the province of Pangasinan, located on the west central area of the island of Luzon along the Lingayen Gulf. It is the official regional language in the province of Pangasinan, with a total population of the province of 2,434,086 (National Statistics Office: 2000 Census).Pangasinan peoplePangasinan PhilippinesUnited StatesPangasinanLuzonLingayen GulfPangasinan
Language family Austronesian Malayo-Polynesian Philippine Northern Philippine Northern Luzon South–Central Cordilleran Southern Cordilleran Pangasinic Pangasinan
Languages Spoken (2000)   LanguageSpeakers in '000 Pangasinan 1,158 Ilokano 1,076 Tagalog 92 Bolinao 4
THE PANGASINIC LANGUAGES ARE: PangasinanPangasinan or Pangasinense Ibaloi Karao I-wak Kalanguya Keley-I Kallahan Kayapa Tinoc
ETHOS 1.Pangasinan-Caboloan (‘asinan’ sa baybay/kostal at ‘bolo’ sa interyor; mga katawagan ng lugar sa panahong pre- kolonyal); 2.Prinsesa Urduja o Kingdom of Tawalisi at Limahong (ang kanilang kaharian at kayamanan bilang tugon ng elit laban sa eurocentrismo ng Kastila); 3.Birhen ng Manaoag (batis ng potensya ng tradisyong manag-anito at ng mga samahang relihyoso); at 4.Cattle Caravans (tinig ng maliliit laban sa globalisasyon).
PANGASINAN (ANTO SO GABAY TON IBAGA NATAN SIRIN?) - Land of bounty, abundance lapu ed agriculture tan say Agno River - Anacbanwa, bilang mga anak ng lupa (banua = lupa, lupain) ang mga naratnang katutubo, ELITE - High value/import for EDUCATION - Maliket, festive, malinac lay labi - leadership and prominence - Sufragio Femenino ang karapatang bumoto ng mga kababaihan na napagtagumpayan naman noong 1937
NOTABLE PEOPLE FROM PANGASINAN Some prominent people of Pangasinan heritage (though not necessarily ethnic identification) include: President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, whose mother was from Binalonan. President Fidel V. Ramos, who was born in Lingayen. Speaker Jose de Venecia, Jr., who was born in Dagupan City. The late actor and presidential candidate Fernando Poe, Jr., whose father was from San Carlos City. Gabriel C. Singson, the former governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, is from Lingayen. F. Sionil José and Carlos Bulosan are internationally known writers from Pangasinan. Victorio C. Edades, a Filipino modernist and a recognized National Artist, was from Pangasinan. Jacqueline Aquino Siapno, a professor from Dagupan City, is the interim first lady of East Timor. Geronima Tomelden-Pecson, the first female senator of the Philippines, was a native of Lingayen. Donita Rose's mother belongs to the Ramos clan of Bayambang. Julius Babao Cheryl Cosim Mitoy Yonting, first winner of The Voice of the Philippines, lead singer Draybers. Danny Ildefonso from Urdaneta City Ana "The Hurricane" Julaton, a native of Pozorrubio, World Boxing Champion Marc Pingris, a native of Pozorrubio, a Filipino-French professional basketball player, PBA Champion. Oscar Orbos, a native of Bani, a former governor and TV host. Gloria Romero, a veteran actress, hails from Mabini. Anne Curtis, a box office actress, host and model. Her mother is from Bolinao. Nova Villa Maki Pulido, a news anchor, hails from Anda. Narciso Ramos, a journalist, lawyer, assemblyman and ambassador, and the father of former president Fidel V. Ramos. Barbara Perez, actress Lolita Rodriguez, actress Carmen Rosales, actress Liza Soberano, a young Filipina American model and actress, is a contract artist of ABS-CBN and Star Magic. Her father John Soberano, grandparents Norma Castillo and Nestor Soberano, and great grandparents Piling and Belen Soberano are Asinganians. Governor Ben Cayetano, lawyer and first Filipino-American governor (Hawaii) in the United States, whose father hails from Urdaneta. Ric Segreto, Fil-Am recording artist, singer-songwriter and journalist. His father, Godofredo G. Macaraeg, was born in Malasiqui, Pangasinan; and is a relative of Ermin Garcia Sr., founder of Pangasinan newspaper Sunday Punch.
WHERE DO I BEGIN? CHALLENGES: STRATEGIC GOVERNANCE FOR THE PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN -Leadership rooted in the language and culture -Love and value for Pangasinan as ethnic group -Understands and appreciates the ethos -Clarity of Vision for Niche in Global Development -Trust in People’s capacities and culture -Inclusiveness (innovative strategies) -Resolutely putting the Women as Key in Dev’t -Upholding people’s participation - Strengthening Academic partnership in Governance