Isabela City Mayor Sitti Djalia A. Turabin-Hataman has hailed the efforts of local literary contributors and educators in instilling among students the richness of the city’s culture and literary forms.
This as Isabeleño senior high school educators attended a two-day workshop entitled “Culturally Diverse and Proud: A Workshop on Integrating Culture – Based Education in the Literary Arts Courses.”
The project spearheaded by the city government through the Office of the City Tourism is part of the “Know Your Neighborhood Program.”
During the training, participants were introduced to various literary forms in Basilan’s native dialects such as Yakan, Tausug, Binisaya, Chavacano, Tagalog and Sinama.
Hataman graced the event.