Kaalaman tungkol sa Culion
History etched Culion as a unique structured society during the early & mid 1900… from the religious, medical, educational, business and labor sections, makakaasa ka ng magandang partisipasyon lalo na noong colonial period.. Maraming magagandang values at tila nawala na at kanya-kanya na ang marami. Mayroon mang functions, di na universal ang responde. Hindi na lahat-lahat o isa lang at sama-sama talaga tulad ng mga nakaraan.
One of the biggest factor kaya na-iiba ang upbringing sa Culion from any of the different places.. is because Culion was not under any political structure, be it in the provincial or municipal level; unlike today na isa na itong munisipyo. We grew up in a place where there is no political competition, corruption, indifference, and kanya2 attitude due to the existing political parties. Remember, we are the only place in the country who do not participate in the local election, only in the national. So at a very young age we developed unity, cooperation, friendliness, etc…We all move as one big family. Pag may mga activities ang sanitarium lahat kasali regardless of our social status, mayaman man o mahirap. Saan man tayo magkita we treat each as one na parang isang pamilya.
Malakas din ang religious influences at ang educational attainment ng mga residents and the pervading community spirit under the leadership of the old schooled professionals. Submissive din tayong mga mamamayan kaya madaling natuturuan at na-guide sa magandang kaugalian. We had a FIRST CLASS COMMUNITY, even by its physical structure: me bahay, tubig, ilaw, pagkain , amenities, medical attention, cheap education, may kulturang likas at hiram na blended in our special Culion ways. Napaka-idyllic talaga ang Culion. Nothing like it elsewhere in the Philippines. We were a blend of being barriotic yet modern. Unique.
Yes our ideals were strengthened by our spiritual and educational foundation. We Catholics were nurtured early by the Sisters of St. Paul by attending kindergarten class and likewise the Baptist did have the same, and of course the good and disciplined Culion Administration..
Everyone now is realizing the greatest value of the past.. the orientation of the town is simply to serve, and nothing else.. from health, economy, culture, education and the whole institution or the community & family itself. That was the common denominator like the spirit of the basin. -Culion Sites & Symbol