Asal kataꞌuwanta piꞌingga-piꞌingga ka ma Pilipin, ai na ka ma Mindanao, ma Visayas atawa ma Luzon, aniyaꞌ sadja Bangsa Sama, sogoꞌ alahang binantug Bangsa Sama ma reyom saga iskul alanga maka colleges buwat Ateneo De Manila University. Angkan bilahi kami ananglitan hinang mpat Sama Tabawan itu ma pagpanduꞌ sigām ma pasalan music maka pangigal Sama ma Ateneo.
Takaleku aniyaꞌ Sama amanduꞌ igal Tabawan ma Ateneo min si Omar, dakayuꞌ seheꞌta ma Sinama.org. Tabassaku ma internet ma pasalan workshop sigām niōnan, “The Igal of the Sama-Bajau” bay May 16-21, 2011. Saga mastal itu, si Calsum Telso, si Abdul Said K. Hailaya, si Nur Perong, maka si Dalino Kamamih. Workshop sigām poꞌonan “Sintang Dalisay” ya Ateneo Fine Arts Theater production.
Kissa itu, saliꞌ kissa “Romeo and Juliet.” Ya sadja pagbiddaꞌanna ma Semporna bay pangahinangan kissa itu maka ya duwa kampung magbonoꞌ, dumaꞌin ka Montague maka Capulet, sogoꞌ Kampung Mustafa maka Kampung Kalimuddin. Si Romeo isab, nihinang si Rashiddin maka si Juliet nihinang si Jamila. Angigal saga theater student Igal Tabawan, ya taꞌanad sigām min si Calsum, si Abdul, si Nur maka si Kamamih.
Halam giꞌ tandaꞌ kami “Sintang Dalisay” sogoꞌ tabassa kami piꞌitu kono’ ni Davao show sigām ma tahun 2012 itu.
Bang aniyaꞌ makabassa pagsulat itu ati aniya’ tapikilnu aꞌa Sama wajib subay sinanglitan ma saga hinang ahāp sigām, bāꞌin aku boꞌ aku anulat ma pasalan sigām maitu ma Sinama.org.
Calsum, Abdul, Nur, Kamamih: Proud kami ma kaꞌam!
It’s well known that wherever you go in the Philippines, whether Mindanao, Visayas or Luzon, that there will always be Sama, but it is uncommon for the Sama to be made famous in schools of higher education and colleges such as Ateneo de Manila University. That’s why we would like to praise the work of four Sama Tabawan for their teaching Sama music and dance in Ateneo.I heard that there were Sama teaching igal Tabawan at Ateneo from Sinama.org member, Omar. I read on the internet about their workshop, “The Igal of the Sama-Bajau” that took place last May 16-21-2011. The teachers were Calsum Telso, Abdul Said K. Hailaya, Nur Perong, and Dalino Kamamih. From this workshop Sintang Dalisay was launched, an Ateneo Fine Arts Theater production. It’s story is like that of “Romeo and Juliet.” However it is different in that Semporna is the location of the story and the two families feuding are not Montague or Capulet, but instead the Mustafas and the Kalimuddins. Romeo in this story is Rashiddin and Juliet is Jamila. The students dance the igal Tabawan that they learned from Calsum, Abdul, Nur, and Kamamih. We have not yet seen “Sintang Dalisay” but we read that it is coming here to Davao later this 2012. If you are a reader happening to read this post and you think of a Sama that should be praised for their outstanding action, please let me know so that I can write about them here on Sinama.org Calsum, Abdul, Nur, and Kamamih, we are very proud of you.