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  • 100-year-old Apo Whang Od Is The Last Traditional Kalinga Tattooist In The World

    Whang-Od is the last traditional Kalinga tattooist in the world. She lives and works in the Kalinga province of the Philippines. She is covered in ornate designs, tattooed by her father when she was 12 years old. This woman has learned to master her craft by tattooing fearless head hunters over the past, almost, century. Although the headhunting has long since ceased, she continues to tattoo her visitors. She uses a hand tapping technique called "batok.

    "She uses a pomelo thorn and bamboo stick. The ink is a charcoal and water mixture. The sound of Wang-od's hammering of her bamboo mallet o ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 30 Years Of Driving CAR

    30 Years Of Driving CAR

    In Barangay Bugnay in Kalinga province stands a new marker that honors leaders who protested the construction of four hydroelectric dams on Chico River during the martial rule of strongman Ferdinand Marcos.

    In Barangay Bugnay in Kalinga province stands a new marker that honors leaders who protested the construction of four hydroelectric dams on Chico River during the martial rule of strongman Ferdinand Marcos.

    The project would have generated 1,000 megawatts of electricity but would also displace rice terraces and people from 1,400 square kilometers of land where the dams would rise.

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  • DENR-Cordillera Fetes Environmental Partners

    Five environmental partners were feted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) during the culmination of the month-long celebration of the Environment Month on June 29.

    "Gawad Gabay Kalikasan" trophies were awarded to Burayukan Pagrang-ayan Movement Association; Society's Awareness on Livelihood and Environmental Needs for Growth, Inc.; Guina-ang Community Development Association, Inc.; and the 24th Infantry Battalion (IB), 7th Infantry Division (ID) of the Philippine Army. Architecture student Luke Labre was also recognized.

    Burayukan Pagrang-ayan Movement Associat ...

  • Kalinga All Set For 16th Matagoan Festival

    Tabuk City is all set for its 10th founding anniversary and 16th Matagoan Festival from Wednesday to Saturday, June 21 to 24.

    The four-day festivities will open with an ecumenical thanksgiving service followed by a socio-cultural program at the city gym.

    Highlighting the annual celebration is the search for Ms. Tabuk City 2017 with 18 beauties vying for the title.

    As gesture of recognition, the sectors on farming, cooperatives, tourism, trading and local produce are given a day for wonders of wealth. The day also honors citizens of Tabuk who received awards in their respective areas o ...