Samaon Sulaiman is most acclaimed kutyapi master and teacher of his instrument in Libutan and other barangays of Maganoy town, Mindanao. He is proficient in kulintang, agong, gandingan, palendag, and tambul. Aside from this, he is also a popular barber in his community and serves as an Imam in the Libutan mosque. He is one of the 1993 Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan awardees.
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