Awang is a native term for a dug-out (boat). Small awangs are used for fishing, while bigger ones are used for transportation. It has no outrigger and is hewn out of one big log. It is usually propelled by a single paddle. It is use principally for Maguindanao people living within Ligawasan marsh and Pulangi River.


  • Awang (Maguindanao)
  • Canoe (English)
  • Bangka (Bisaya)

PROVENANCE: Peidu Pulangi, Pikit, Cotabato Province