N is for Nuno sa Punso - A "Nuno" or "Nuno sa Punso" is a dwarf-like creature. It is believed to live in an anthill or termite mound, hence its name, literally "Ancestor/Grandparent of the anthill". The Nuno is described to be a small old man with a long beard. The actual size of the Nuno is disputed. Some claim that it is invisible to the human eye, while others claim it is about the size of a small insect.
Dalaketnon- Philippine myth: tall and handsome creatures. They dress nicely and live in mansions and they try to fit in with mortal people. They have telekinesis and are able to make copies of themselves. Their eyes and hair turn white whey ever their powers manifest. They use magic black rice to change humans into them.
Philippine Mythology. Nuno sa punso - a dwarf-like being believed to live in anthills and termite mounds. Nuno sa punso are sometimes interchangeable with the duwende, but unlike the latter, these beings are described as having a short-tempered and grumpy demeanor (especially if its home is disturbed).
Ronna Lara-Bes Online Portfolio: Philippine Mythology Series. Maria Makiling is the most famous Diwata in Filipino mythology. The guardian spirit of Mount Makiling, responsible for protecting its bounty and thus, is also a benefactor for the townspeople who depend on the mountain's resources.