Projects

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. […]

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 […]

Tawi-Tawi Book Drive

Give books for The Library Project Tawi-Tawi

An invitation to support literacy and help workers of the provincial government of Tawi-Tawi enhance the literacy center/library through The Library Book Project Tawi-Tawi
C/O Omarjan Jahuran, Babylyn Kano Omar, Shalimar Matba (see poster for phone number)

Ginisan Kaitan (Shark Educational Poster)

Ginisan Kaitan (Shark Educational Poster)

A tarpaulin size poster with approximately 20 color pictures of sharks is cool in any language!  It was quite a bit of time and effort to create it in Sinama.  What’s the purpose? It is another addition to the educational posters that can be downloaded here at Sinama.org.  Education must be both exciting and familiar.  My son […]

Common Reef Fish Sinama, English, & Scientific Name Poster

Common Reef Fish Sinama, English, & Scientific Name Poster

Ask any Filipino to name an indigenous group known for their fishing, there is a good chance they will say the Badjao.  Sama, the group of people from the Sulu archipelago of which the Badjao (Sama Dilaut) are a subgroup, are famed fishermen, boat builders, and ocean travelers.  One challenge that exists for the Filipino education […]

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