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manito

(măn`ĭtō), name used among Native Americans of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock to describe the supernatural power that permeates all things (see animismanimism,
belief in personalized, supernatural beings (or souls) that often inhabit ordinary animals and objects, governing their existence. British anthropologist Sir Edward Burnett Tylor argued in Primitive Culture
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). The idea of a supreme and personified manito, Kitchi Manito, may have been learned from missionaries. Manito is also spelled manitoa, manitua, manitou, and manetto.
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According to Versola, currently, motorists from Manito, Albay have to pass by lengthy secondary roads and congested Daang Maharlika Road to get to Bacon, Sorsogon and vice versa.
LEGAZPI CITY -- The Albay Public Safety and Emergency Management Office (Apsemo) has recommended the relocation of nearly a hundred families in a subvillage in Manito, Albay that was hit by a landslide on Jan.
LEGAZPI CITY -- Disaster officials here said nobody perished in the landslide that buried three houses in and isolated a remote village in the town of Manito, Albay on Sunday morning.

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