|Dance Culture||Highland traditionalist group|
|Place of Origin||Magsaysay, Masamis Occidental|
|Background / Content|
Unknown to many Filipinos, native squirrels are found in small pockets of forests in Palawan and in the Agusan and Misamis Occidental regions. They are called Kugsik by the Manobo. It is from the antics of these creatures that inspiration was derived in the creation of this dance.