Ilongot

Nagtipunan, Quirino

The Ilongots, or Ibilao are a tribe who inhabit the southern Sierra Madre (Philippines) and Caraballo Mountains, on the east side of Luzon Island in the Philippines, primarily in the provinces of Nueva Vizcaya and Nueva Ecija and along the mountain border between the provinces of Quirino and Aurora.

An alternative name of this tribe and its language is "Bugkalots". Presently, there ...

are about 2,500 Ilongots. The Ilongots tend to inhabit areas close to rivers, as they provide a foodsource and a means for transportation. Their language is the Ilongot language, currently spoken by about 50,000 people.

Ilongot Ibilao Bugkalot News

  • Ammungan Showcases Vizcayas History Culture

    Ammungan Festival, the grand annual founding anniversary celebration of this province, will wrap up today its week-long celebration focusing on the rich history and culture of its native sons.

    The festivities that started on May 21 commemorates the 179th founding anniversary of the province on May 24, which since 1985 has been declared by then-President Ferdinand Marcos as a special non-working public holiday.

    Since 2014, former governor Ruth Padilla, wife of former congressman, now Gov. Carlos Padilla, has initiated a special program to teach young indigenous peoples (IPs) about their v ...

  • Ammungan Festival To Showcase History, Culture Of Nueva Vizcaya IPs

    The 2018 "Ammungan" (Gathering) Festival will focus on the rich history and culture of Nueva Vizcaya, provincial officials said Thursday.

    The Festival, to be held from May 21 to 25, is an annual array of weeklong festivities in the province where Novo Vizcayanos from all walks of life will commemorate the provinces founding anniversary on May 24. It was declared as a non-working holiday here.

    c, the festivals director-general, said the executive committee has chosen history and culture as the focus of the festivities to promote the traditions of various indigenous peoples that compose 70 ...

  • Quirino Province Holds Monthlong IP-themed Paskuhan Fair

    Quirino Province Holds Monthlong IP-themed Paskuhan Fair

    The province of Quirino recently opened the sixth Paskuhan sa Quirino, a monthlong Christmas variety fair and one of the most-anticipated Yuletide events in the Cagayan Valley Region. Held at the Quirino Sports Complex in the capital town of Cabarroguis, the fair highlights local craft, culture and tourist attractions of the provinces six municipalities.

    This years theme, "Inspired Christmas among the Tribes," features exhibit booths with ethnic motifs from the provinces indigenous peoples (IP) Bugkalot, Agta, Igorot, Kalinga, as well as Ilocano lowlanders, to showcase their role in the soc ...

  • IP Day Celebration In Cordillera Set

    IP Day Celebration In Cordillera Set

    In celebration of the international day, different Lumad (Indigenous People) groups in the region are united in commemoration.

    The Cordillera People's Alliance (CPA), with its partners, will lead simple celebrations at the People's Park on Thursday, August 10, to commemorate the day for Lumads.

    Windel Bolingit, chairperson of the CPA said "we stand in solidarity with all indigenous peoples of the world in celebrating World Indigenous Peoples' Day, in assertion of our right to self-determination, identity and culture."

    CNA has immersed in seven indigenous peoples groups covering the en ...

  • Cordillera News Agency Holds Culture Sensitivity Seminar

    For A deeper understanding of culture, the Cordillera News Agency in tandem with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts conducted the first "Luzon Cultural Sensitivity Training."

    The training aims to put into proper perspective how indigenous peoples groups (IPs) should be reported on, the manner of reporting which highlights the role of arts, culture and heritage in the entire island cluster of Luzon.

    The training gathers over 100 media practitioners, bloggers, educators and information officers for a 2-day training held on Monday, July 3, and Tuesday, July 4, to craft the fi ...

  • IP Day Assures NV Cultural Preservation

    IP Day Assures NV Cultural Preservation

    Cultural preservation in the province is now gaining ground with the participation of young indigenous peoples in the recent IP Day.

    Various tribes in their cultural attire recently performed their cultural and traditional songs, dances and rituals through the young members of the Isinai, Gaddang, Ifugao, Ibaloi, Kankanaey, Kalanguya and Bugkalot tribes, among others.

    The IP children also performed the singing of the National Anthem and the Vizcaya Hymn in their own dialect.

    These are the "Bendian" Dance of the Kankanaeys, "Tagem" dance of the "Ayangan" sub-tribe of the Ifugaos, war ...