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Igorot Bahag: Cultural Significance and Challenges

Discover the Igorot bahag's rich history, symbolism, and its role in modern society. Learn about preservation efforts and cultural significance.

 |  25 min read

Baguio City's Barrel Man: Unveiling the Iconic Filipino Souvenir

Explore the history, culture, and significance of Barrel Man in Baguio City. Learn about its unique design and preservation efforts.

Sep 4 · 13 min read

The Ifugao Bulul: A Sacred Sculpture of the Ifugao People

Discover the rich history and cultural importance of Ifugao Bululs. Explore their symbolism and role in Ifugao society.

Sep 2 · 22 min read

Update on Maura: Death at the St. Louis Fair, Brain Sent to Smithsonian Institution

Maura's remains were reportedly sent back to her homeland.

Aug 22 · 1 min read

Team Mumbaki Teaches How to Wear the Traditional Igorot Bahag

Learn how to wear the traditional Igorot bahag from Team Mumbaki. Just zoom in a little closer, it's not that HARD!

Aug 15 · 2 min read

The Binnadang Spirit: Igorot Men Tow Bus Across Cliff

A photo of Igorot men towing a bus through a dangerous steep cliff is a testament to the Igorot spirit of binnadang, a tradition of mutual aid.

Jul 25 · 4 min read

The Igorot Bahag: A Traditional Loincloth, Not a G-string

Learn about the bahag, a traditional Igorot loincloth that is often mistakenly referred to as a "g-string".

Jul 23 · 2 min read

The Igorot Traditional Clothing: Attire, Garb, or Costume?

Learn about the Igorot traditional clothing, and the debate on whether it is attire, garb, or costume.

Jul 23 · 4 min read

Igorot Man Raises Philippine Flag in Canada, Celebrating Heritage in Banff National Park

Seph Telino Organo, an Igorot man from the Philippines, proudly raised the Philippine flag in Canada's Banff National Park wearing traditional bahag.

Jul 20 · 3 min read

Momma: A Traditional Chew of the Igorot People

Learn about momma, a traditional chew of the Igorot people of the Cordilleras.

Jul 13 · 8 min read