Butbut

Tinglayan, Kalinga

The Butbut Kalinga reside in Tinglayan, Kalinga. Farming is their main source of livelihood, as the province has a rugged and mountainous topography. They have a reputation for being "the strong people of the Cordilleras." At the same time, Kalingas greatly value family and kinship, thus, the household, extended household of the kinship circle, and territorial region are significant units of Kalin ...

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Butbut People Kalinga News

  • Travel Vlog Buscalan Kalinga 2017

    Perstaym ko wag kayong judger.

    Shoutout sa Kuya at Ate kong mahabagin ang puso na sinama ako sa kanilang paglalakbay patungong Buscalan, Tinglayan, Kalinga, Phil. Labyu both.

  • Whang-od Receives Postal ID

    Apo Whang-od, the legendary tattoo artist of Barangay Butbut, Buscalan in Kalinga Province, finally had her identity being a recipient of a Postal identification (ID) card as part of the Philippine Postal Service anniversary celebration.

    Forty other Butbut tribe members received their postal ID cards in the area, painstakingly brought by the personnel of the Philippine Postal Service Office.

    Norrell Decosto, brand officer of the Filmetrics Corporation, PHLPost Biometrics Data Service Facility said the ID card is the most highly sought government identification card which are readily avai ...

  • The Oldest Tattoo Artist Of Kalinga

    The Oldest Tattoo Artist Of Kalinga

    This is part 2 of our Kalinga weekly vlog series and it's all about meeting the legendary Apo Whang Od, dubbed as the last mambabatok of Kalinga. Because of her, the traditional batok is alive up to this day. After our top load experience, we started our two hour hike going to Buscalan Village.

  • Discover The Legend Of The Kalinga Tribal Tattoos

    Whang Od is 92 years old and she is the last Kalinga tattoo maker (Philippines). According to specialists this practice is about a thousand years old and was.

    The Journey North: Through the Eyes of Kalinga Tradition - A video documentary on Batok, by Pacifico Andreo S. Magno (UP DILIMAN, COLLEGE OF FINE.

  • My Kalinga Tattoos From Apo Whang Od

    My tattoos from Buscalan.

  • Kalinga Tribal Leaders Hometown Declared Heritage Village

    Kalinga Tribal Leaders Hometown Declared Heritage Village

    In honor of the martyrdom of two Kalinga tribal leaders, their homeland- barangay Bugnay in this municipality, is declared as a heritage village.

    Kalinga Provincial Ordinance No. 2017-003 declared Barangay Bugnay as heritage village in memory of the bravery of the late Macliing Dulag and Pedro Dungoc for leading the struggle against the Chico Dam project under the Marcos regime.

    The ordinance mandates the provincial government to provide funds for the establishment, improvement and maintenance of the concrete grave of Macliing Dulag and declared it also as a memorial landma ...