Bugan inWigan

A goddess of fertility, reproduction, and obstetrics. She is the wife and sister of Wigan and is by him the mother of the first humans after the flood. Bugan is also associated with Balitok, the god of obstetrics.

The Igorot of north-central Luzon sometimes call her the goddess of locusts.



  • Barton, Roy Franklin. (1946). "The Religion of the Ifugaos." MAAA no. 65, pp. 45, 88.
  • Kroeber, A. L. (1918). History of Philippine Civilization as Reflected in Religious Nomenclature. AMNH-AP, Vol. 19, part 2, p. 44.