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Tribe Profile
Season Borneo
Namesake Tagi Beach
Tribe Type Starting Tribe
Day Formed Day 1
Rival Tribe(s) ██ Pagong
Tribe Status Merged with Pagong on Day 20
Challenge Wins 5
Lowest Placing Member Sonja Christopher (16/16)
Highest Placing Member Richard Hatch (Winner)
Tagi had no insignia.

Tagi was a tribe from Survivor: Borneo.

Tagi was a diverse mix of men and women who were physically much weaker compared to their more athletic rivals; however, their teamwork attributed to early successes. It is also on Tagi that the first ever voting pact was formed, forever changing how future contestants compete. Their tribe color is orange.


S1 dirk tS1 kelly tS1 richard tS1 rudy t
S1 sean tS1 sonja tS1 stacey tS1 susan t

Tribe HistoryEdit

Upon reaching the beach, tension rose early as Susan and Richard squabbled over work ethic. Stacey and Kelly, on the other hand, seemed irked by Rudy's abrasive personality, despite his military background. 

During the first Immunity Challenge, Sonja stumbled through the shore, making Tagi trail over the rival Pagong tribe. Eventually, Pagong won the challenge, giving them fifty waterproof matches and the coveted Immunity Idol. Deemed as the weakest member of the tribe, Sonja, the eldest of the Tagi females, was first to go.

Fearing that she might be next, for she was deemed as the next weakest link, Stacey redeemed herself by winning the second Immunity Challenge for the tribe, where they ate butok (beetle larvae). But despite this, her redemption only lasted for three more days, as she was next to be eliminated.

As the days went by, Sean and Dirk appeared to be lazy, while Richard became the sole food provider for the tribe. With this, Richard hatched a strategic plan by creating a voting bloc with Kelly, Susan, and Rudy, thus forming the first Survivor "alliance." The strategy worked, as Dirk was eliminated shortly afterwards.

On Day 20, Tagi and Pagong were merged into one single tribe, Rattana, where the remaining ten castaways decided to move to Tagi's camp for the remainder of the competition. Despite being physically much weaker than their Pagong rivals, Tagi managed to merge with Pagong with even numbers, 5 members apiece.


  • Tagi is the first tribe ever to visit Tribal Council and vote someone out.
    • It is the first tribe to go to the first Tribal Council and contain the winner.
  • Tagi is the first tribe to vote out a female
  • Tagi is the first tribe that feature all Caucasian members.
  • Tagi is known for being the tribe that innovated the concept of alliances and allied voting.
  • Tagi was the first tribe to ever "Pagong" the other tribe after the merge.
  • Tagi is the first orange tribe.
  • Tagi is the first tribe to blindside someone.
  • Tagi is the first tribe to have two gay castaways of the opposite sex, Richard Hatch and Sonja Christopher.
  • Tagi is the first tribe to contain the winner of the season.
  • Tagi is the first tribe to lose a challenge.
  • Tagi is the first tribe to have three of it's members comprise the final 3.  The others are Ogakor, Boran, Chuay Gahn, Koror, Fei Long, MalakalFoa Foa, Villains, La Flor, Ometepe, Upolu, Salani, and Galang.
  • Spanning over both of their seasons, this is the only tribe that Jenna Lewis and Gervase Peterson were not members of.
  • When America voted for their favorite contestant from the Final 4 (which consisted of all Tagi members), Rudy Boesch was voted fan favorite.

Tribe CampEdit

Tagi had the smaller of the two beaches, and because of this there were fewer possible places for the tribe to build shelter. However, the water was abundant with fish and because of this natural source of food, and the fact that the tribe took better care of their camp than the opposing Pagong tribe, the Tagi camp was judged as the "better" of the two camps, and the merged tribe, Rattana, made their home on Tagi beach.



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