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22 articles filed under History category.

Chess Legend Karpov returning to Baguio City

Chess legend Anatoly Karpov is set to return to Baguio City in November.

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The Carino Doctrine: An Igorot Legacy for all the Indigenous Peoples of the World

Carino's story is just one of the many tales of Igorot valor that current and future generations should be aware of.

Feb 22 · 4 min read
Panagbenga: The Baguio Flower Festival

Panagbenga, the famous flower festival of Baguio City that continues to bloom every year.

Jan 19 · 8 min read
History of Benguet Province

Benguet was formerly a sub-province of the old Mountain Province and became a separate province with the enactment of RA No. 4695 on June 18, 1966.

Sep 2, 2020 · 9 min read
The Cordilleran History

It's how the people of the cordillera bravely defended their ancestral domains from the threat of mining, logging, and destructive energy projects.

May 9, 2020 · 8 min read
Major Dennis Molintas Sr: An Igorot World War 2 Hero

Major Dennis Molintas Sr., an Igorot World War II hero and the man who headed the 66th Infantry Battalion.

Jan 15, 2020 · 7 min read
The First Settlers of the Cordillera

A version of the origin of the Cordillera people as narrated by Mr. Roman Santos as passed to him by his great, great grandparents.

Dec 18, 2019 · 5 min read
The Cool History of Baguio City

On September 1, 1909, Baguio, then a municipality of Benguet province in Northern Luzon, was declared a chartered city by virtue of Act No. 1963.

Dec 12, 2019 · 2 min read
Headhunting in the Cordilleras

The truth behind the infamous Igorot headhunting practice in the Cordilleras.

Apr 20, 2019 · 2 min read
The Gallant Igorots of World War 2

Gen. Douglas MacArthur thanked the Igorot soldiers of the Cordilleras for their gallantry, giving them credit for their vital role during World War 2.

Apr 20, 2019 · 3 min read
Gran Cordillera Central Ethnic History

The Cordillera, Gran Cordillera Central, to be complete is a row of great mountain ranges occupying half of Northern Luzon in the Philippines.

Mar 16, 2018 · 7 min read
Cordillera Administrative Region History

A glimpse into the history of the Cordillera Administrative Region.

Mar 2, 2018 · 7 min read
The Origins of the Word "IGOROT"

The term Igorot is an old Tagalog word, meaning "people from the mountains" and is a general term used to include all tribes from the Cordilleras.

Feb 13, 2018 · 6 min read
Kapangan: The Coming of the first White Men

The first Spaniard who came to Kapangan was a trader of gold looking for the source of metal in the community.

Jan 2, 2018 · 19 min read
Pedro Baban: The First Igorot General and Pilot

Pedro C. Baban, a World War 2 veteran from La Trinidad, Benguet, was the first Ibaloi-Igorot General and Pilot in the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

Oct 14, 2017 · 2 min read