Begnas

  Begnas is a rice ritual that the elders are trying to keep sacred for past year. It has been part of the old tradition of the Igorot elders in their town. As years passed begnas is a community activity that is being performed in dap-ay. Begnas also called for guidance, cleansing, thanksgiving, and good …

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Mount Ag-aging

Mount Ag-aging is located between Bantey, Tadian, and Besao, Mt. Province.  From Bantey, hike to the top takes about 1-2 hours depending on one’s stamina. What to see:. Rock/ boulder formations and stunning 360degree views of Besao, Suluma and Cervantes mountain range. Level of difficulty: Moderate 

WHEN LOSING BECOMES WINNING

Lubon National High School theater arts group portray how the Igorots defended their land, life and culture from foreign invaders during the 2017 Dulansangan in Malolos, Bulacan When losing becomes winning Julius Jay B. Daskeo Jr. Everybody loves to win. Who wouldn’t? The exhilaration of getting first to the finish line, the joy of triumphantly …

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Marlboro to Blue Soil Sagada

Marlboro to Blue Soil Trail of Sagada Kamanbaneng Peak is one of the higher peaks in Sagada bordering Alab. Some things to know about this place are: First, it’s a great camping ground; second, if lucky, one can spot some wild horses here, hence the name Marlboro Country. Also, it’s a great alternative to  the often …

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Binangi: A past reconstructed

Binangi: A past reconstructed By: Felomina Lisweg- Daskeo Long before our ancestors heard of nails and concrete, they were able to construct sturdy houses that could withstand the strongest typhoons with whatever available materials that they could find in the forest, like sticks, lumber, cogon grass and vines. These houses were called “binangi”, others call …

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