Exterior photo of the Mangyan Heritage Center office
The Mangyan Heritage Center in Calapan

          The Mangyan Heritage Center (MHC) is a library, archive, and research and education center located in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. Established in 2000, the MHC builds upon the collection of Dutch anthropologist and Mangyan historian Antoon Postma. The MHC preserves, documents, and conducts research on topics concerning the eight Mangyan groups and undertakes activities which celebrate and promote the rich Mangyan culture.


     To establish itself as a leader in celebrating and promoting indigenous Filipino culture, especially Mangyan.


     To encourage appreciation for and recognition of Mangyan indigenous culture in the modern world.


     To sustain and expand a library, archive, research and education center of indigenous Filipino culture.

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