A son of Aponītolau and Aponībolinayen, born when his mother scratched an itchy spot on her finger. His wife is called Dapilī́san. In order to win the the woman he loved he had fill a spirit-house with jars nine times in succession, followed by stringing golden beads on a spider's web around the town.

He appears as Kanag kabagbagōwan, Balokanag, Dumanau, and Ilwīsan; also at times identified with Dumalawī, his brother.



  • Cole, Fay-Cooper. (1915). A Study in Tinguian Folk-Lore. Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History, p. 7.