During the early period thousand years ago, the early Filipinos were composed of different groups that came from different part of
They group into different communities composed of 50 to 2,000 individuals and they construct their shelters in different areas according to their lifestyle and source of living. Usually they were situated along the seashores, streams, rivers, forests, fertile land areas and even in caves.
In water areas they look for fish, shells and pearls as their source of living. They also used boat and craft as there means of transportation for an easier travel and carrying their goods for trade from one place to another. For those people located in land areas they cultivate the land and plant rice, bananas and crops. After the harvest they no longer use the area indeed they just move to another place with less grass and fine soil and abundant of trees where they can start farming again. Perhaps this gives an idea that the
At that early period a system of education already exists which accounted by the so-called Alibata- the early Filipino form of writing. This is according to Fr. Pedro Chirino, one of the first Spanish missionaries arrived in the