Manuk-Manuk Lahat Educational Poster

Manuk-Manuk Lahat Educational Poster

Also check out our Common Reef Fish Educational Poster and Shark Educational Poster. “Manuk-manuk lahat” means the native birds of the Sama homelands. All of the pictures found on the poster were taken in Tawi-Tawi. Many of the birds exist throughout the Sulu Archipelago and even throughout the Southern Philippines and Sabah, Malaysia. This educational […]

A Sama Book Launch on Kindle – Mbo’ Agasi

A Sama Book Launch on Kindle - Mbo' Agasi

For years now we have been creating children’s books for Sama that incorporate Sama culture and often Sama folktales into a children’s book format. Many of these books can be found on our subdomain Library Sinama. Every once in awhile we come across a really great story that we want to have a broader reach. […]

Bana Sailani

Bana Sailani

Aꞌa Sisangat si Bana Sailani. Ya pagusaha asal kampungna, magdaing maka magtuhun tipay. Sisangat itu dakayuꞌ paglahatan saga Sama Dilaut mariyataꞌ tꞌbba 2km min Mꞌddas (Siasi). Arikiꞌ lagiꞌ si Bana ma waktu bonoꞌ Jipun (1942-1945). Pinalangi iya ma tahik eꞌ inaꞌna boꞌ iya pataꞌu supaya makalahi sigām bang binombahan kauman sigām. Aheya na si Bana […]

DepEd Davao City’s Spelling Guide for the Sama Dilaut & Central Sinama

DepEd Davao City's Spelling Guide for the Sama Dilaut & Central Sinama

DepEd Davao City in coordination with SIL Philippines and the Sama Dilaut communities of Davao City have developed a spelling guide which is relevant to all Central Sinama dialects and may prove useful for other Sama languages as well.  My attendance at the Final Consultation for Sinama Orthography held on July 18th, 2018 in Tawi-Tawi […]

Sinama Dictionary App Launched Today on Google Play

We are proud to announce that for the first time, the Central Sinama to English Dictionary is available for download as an app from Google Play. This dictionary has a wealth of information on the Sinama language. Version 1.0 has 13,325 entries in Sinama and 10,455 English reversal entries. The work of compiling this dictionary […]

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