The early tribes are the Negrito’s and Aetas in the mountains and its shores. Its
early inhabitants are the people from the surrounding places like the lowland Isabela,
Nueva Ecija, Casiguran and Baler who migrated to the place to escape from the
tentacles of Spanish Tyranny during the Spanish Tobacco Monopoly.
PALANAN: shall uphold the municipality as an eco-tourism destination through active participation and support of the constituents, leaders, professionalized business-owners and investors and all stakeholders.
PALANAN: the premier coastal eco-tourism destination in the region with empowered citizenry living in a peaceful and well-balanced environment, under a sustainable/competitive economy, governed by accountable leaders.