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Feb 13, 2018

The Origin of the Word "IGOROT"

Pardo de Tavera, stated that it was composed of the root word golot, meaning "mountain chain", and the prefix i, meaning "people of" or "dwellers in".

Oct 14, 2017

The History of the Valley of La Trinidad

The valley of La Trinidad during pre-Spanish times was then called "Benget". It is believed that it was named after Guillermo Galley's wife.

Oct 11, 2017

The Igorot Woman Who Came Alive - A Benguet Legend

A long time ago there lived in Kafagway, which is Baguio today, a rich Igorot couple. Their story inspired the Benguet culture.

Oct 4, 2017

Savagery of the St. Louis Exposition of 1904 in Forcing Filipinos to Eat Dogs

Did the United States of America educated and created Filipinos to eat dogs?

General

Feb 21, 2018

Yuck, Im An Igorot! I'm Sorry I'm Ugly

I'm pretty sure you see me as an ugly mammal. I have a flat nose. I have a pair of sleepy eyes. I have the most disgusting face in the world.

Feb 15, 2018

Igorot Dictionary: Redefining the Igorot Vocabulary

Learn the Igorot vocabulary, one word at a time.

Feb 14, 2018

10 Reasons Why Igorots Are So Good in English

Here are the reasons why Igorots are so good in English. Just do not believe in these reasons because once again, this is a satirical post.

Jan 2, 2018

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 the metal in the community.

People

Dec 8, 2017

Ifugao in A Nutshell

Ipugo, altered to Ifugao by outsiders, literally means mortal, as distinguished from the deities and spirits that inhabit the different worlds.

Oct 27, 2017

Brave Igorot Soldier Laid Down His Firearm & Vest To Save Hostages From Maute Group

Igorot PMAyer Cpt. Jeff Buada deserves more than the Medal of Valor for his bravery last October 19, 2017 during the Marawi battle.

Oct 15, 2017

Uncommon True Valor Story of An Igorot Scout Ranger

This Igorot Scout Ranger was awarded the "Medal of Valor", the highest award in the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

Oct 4, 2017

Carrotman: The Unexpected Journey of Jeyrick Sigmaton

Jeyrick "Carrotman" Sigmaton, a simple Igorot farmer, an internet sensation.

Culture

Dec 8, 2017

Benguet Igorots Belief Systems

Benguet Igorots believe in the existence of the unseen that emanate from the skyworld and underworld.

Oct 6, 2017

Bontoc Folk Tales As Narrated by Albert Ernest Jenks

The paucity of the pure mental life of the Igorot is nowhere more clearly shown than in the scarcity of folk tales.

Oct 1, 2017

Boni, A Traditional Igorot Healing Ritual

Have you ever wondered why Igorot elders read a slaughtered pig's liver? It's a traditional healing ritual called boni.