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CROWNING & ENTHRONEMENT CEREMONY OF TRIBAL KINGS IN KUMALARANG, ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR

Updated: Dec 1, 2021

Last October 26, 2021, a grand Territorial Crowning & Enthronement Ceremony took place at Kumalarang, Zamboanga del Sur, in the territory of King Datu Imbentor, Territorial Tribal King of such municipality, and it was attended by the staff representatives of the state named are; Brgy. Chairman Alex Elumba, Brgy. Councilor Virgilio Bayona, Former Mayor Euginio Salvar, and SB Member Rolando Jayme.


The said event was successful with a total of 19 Tribal Kings who were crowned for the Tribal Kingdom, and their names are as follows with their respective jurisdiction;

1. KING OSCAR M. ANLAG/ DATU MAGWIT  
   Territorial Tribal King of Lakewood ZDS. 
2. KING DEONISIO S. BANDO/ DATU DON 
   Territorial Tribal King of Malangas, Zambo. Sibugay 
3. KING CABAS TANGGASING/ DATU GUKOM PIGUMPUNGAN 
   Territorial Tribal King of Tigbao, ZDS 
4. KING JEY PEE L. ENCARNACION/ DATU BANTUGAN 
   Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Tigbao, ZDS 
5. KING BANONG B. AMBUCAY/ DATU MANGORA 
   Auxiliary Tribal King-A of Malangas, Zambo. Sibugay 
6. KING CHRISTOPHER L. MEDINA/ DATU PEPENG 
   Auxiliary Tribal King-A of Tabina, ZDS 
7. KING ESTANISLAO C. OTERO/ DATU ISLAO 
   Auxiliary Tribal King-A, of Dinas, ZDS 
8. KING GENARIO S. MIRANDA/ DATU MAKISIG 
   Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Aurora, ZDS 
9. KING ARMANDO G. TALONDONG/ DATU BLAS 
   Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Pres. Manuel Roxas, ZDL 
10. KING EFREN M. ASO / DATU EFRIN 
    Auxiliary Tribal King-A of Josefina, ZDS 
11. KING MAGDALINO PAMAT/ DATU MAGDAL 
    Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Josefina, ZDS 
12. KING CHARLIE TRATCHE/ DATU BAYOGAN 
    Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Bayog, ZDS 
13. KING JAVIER M. OBNIMAGA/ DATU TATA 
    Auxiliary Tribal King-B, Dipolog City 
14. KING CHRISTOPHER T. CATUBAY/ DATU SILOY 
    Territorial Tribal King of Punta Blanca, ZDL 
15. KING BONIFACIO R. POTESTAS/ DATU BALETE 
    Auxiliary Tribal King-A of Dumingag, ZDS 
16. KING JOSE DANNY F. BRUCE/ DATU DOGLAS 
    Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Dumingag, ZDS 
17. KING DODGEN F. BRUCE/ DATU MALVAR 
    Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Molave, ZDS 
18. KING EURAKIEL MINT B. DELOS REYES 
    Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Tabina, ZDS 
19. KING JERRY P. SISICAN/ DATU BADO 
    Auxiliary Tribal King-B of Dinas, ZDS  

Further, it is the custom and tradition during crowning that everyone who has been or is crown as a Tribal King must provide a so-called “Pandingding” or coins in modern parlance in the amount of 220 (110 Right Hand+110 Left Hand) as symbolizing the 110 tribes in the whole country.

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