Kuyonen

Kuyonen map
  • AKA: Cuyonon, Cuyuno, Cuyo, Kuyunon, Kuyunin
  • Location: Palawan, Cuyo, and Dumaran islands.
  • Subsistence: Fishing; intensive wet and dry agriculture.
  • Population: 97,000 (1980)

The Kuyonen are the ethnic elite of Palawan, and are concentrated in Puerto Princesa (20,940), Roxas (13,405), and on the islands of Cuyo (12,470) and Dumaran (6690). The Ratagnon of Mindoro may be a subgroup. The basic susbsistence activities are central Philippine in character.