Kaliinga

Tinglayan, Kalinga

The Kalinga, also known as Limos or Limos-Liwan Kalinga, inhabit the drainage basin of the middle Chico River in Kalinga Province. The Kalinga are sub-divided into Southern and Northern groups; the latter is considered the most heavily-ornamented people of the northern Philippines.

The Kalinga practice both wet and dry rice farming. They also developed an institution of peace pacts ...

called Bodong which has minimised traditional warfare and headhunting and serves as a mechanism for the initiation, maintenance, renewal and reinforcement of kinship and social ties.

They also speak the Kalinga and Limos languages. Kalinga society is very kinship-oriented, and relatives are held responsible for avenging any injury done to a member. Disputes are usually settled by the regional leaders, who listen to all sides and then impose fines on the guilty party. These are not formal council meetings, but carry a good deal of authority.

Kalinga Limos Liwan People News

  • 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 ...

  • Tabuk Tribes Ethno Linguistic Groups Modify Unified Peace Pact

    Tabuk Tribes Ethno Linguistic Groups Modify Unified Peace Pact

    Natives of Kalinga province, including ethno-linguistic groups here, adopted on Friday the unified ITabuk pagta (code of peace pact laws) which will expand the coverage of the indigenous justice system from the original tribe members to other ethnic groups who migrated in the city.

    Engineer Andres Ngao-i, president of the Kalinga Bodong Council (KBC) and chairman of the Task Force created by city Mayor Ferdinand Tubban through an Executive Order, said the deal addresses the call of the migrants for their inclusion in the cultural practices of settling disputes despite their being "non-binu ...

  • NCCA Holds Dayaw Indigenous Fest In Manila

    NCCA Holds Dayaw Indigenous Fest In Manila

    October is Indigenous Peoples Month. The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) celebrated the occasion with Dayaw (to present with pride), Indigenous Peoples Festival, in Manila.

    The event brought together 45 cultural communities from Batanes to Maguindanao and the Davao provinces.

    Indonesia, Laos and South Korea were also represented. The theme was appropriately double-entendre, "Weaving Cultures."

    The three-day festivities centered at the Open-Air Auditorium in Rizal Park but there were outreach performances at the SM Mall of Asia, Marikina City and Mapua University.
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  • Weaving Filipino Roots Into Todays Lifestyle

    Weaving Filipino Roots Into Todays Lifestyle

    7th Likhang Habi Market Fair aims to keep indigenous textile industry alive.

    Driven by its genuine desire to promote the preservation and creative enhancement of the indigenous textile industry through entrepreneurship and synergy, Habi: The Philippine Textile Council celebrates the traditional Filipino who sustain the industry with the 7th Likhang Habi Market Fair.

    Happening from October 20 to 22 at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City, the Likhang Habi Market Fair, the pioneer in market fair and advocacy for communities in the Filipino Artisan trade, will highlight some of the ...

  • What Media And Bloggers Should Know About IPs

    The Philippines as a multi-cultural nation prides itself with its diverse indigenous communities that are spread throughout the archipelago. An estimate of fourteen to seventeen Million Indigenous Peoples belonging to over a hundred ethno-linguistic groups are found in these islands and a fraction of that particularly those in Luzon are the focus of a study that we undertook on cultural sensitivity.

    With the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and its mandate to preserve, develop and promote the varied arts and integrate traditional culture to create expressions that further ...

  • Traditions Celebrated

    Traditions Celebrated

    Kalinga communities around the world will celebrate during Amung 2017, including in Vernon.

    The three-day event will start Friday with an evening reception of the beating of the gongs, sampling binongor and inanchila, and the announcement of Little Miss KaNA.

    Pre-registration was required, but an afternoon of Kalinga tradition will be presented on July 30, at Vernon?s Kin Beach at 2 p.m. for the public.

    ?The Kalingas-North America Network?s (KaNA) mission is to promote, preserve, and perpetuate the traditional arts of the Kalinga Indigenous people,? said Juliet Cheatle, president of K ...