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Igorot

(ĭgərōt`, ēgə–), general name for the people of N central Luzon island, the Philippines. The Igorot form two subgroups: the largest group lives in the south, central, and western areas, and is very adept at rice-terrace farming; the other group lives in the east and north. They formerly practiced headhunting. The name Igorot is also used as a collective term for many of the warlike tribes of Luzon.
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The impact of the missionaries' education system was so great that the Igorots started to become professional workers (Medina, 2004:63).
This dramaturgical rebuttal of the APEC discourse, was also sourced from the folk arts that define the indigenous face of the Cordilleras, and from the tradition of resistance the Igorots had built for themselves through centuries of anticolonial struggle.
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Aaron met with the Igorots and experienced their culture.
This work by the retired missionary and historian William Henry Scott adds an impressive contribution to his published works on the history of the Philippine Archipelago and its peoples, including Prehispanic Source Materials for the Study of Philippine History, The Discovery of the Igorots, Cracks in the Parchment Curtain, Ilocano Responses to American Aggression 1900-1901 and his Filipinos in China before 1500.
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The Church invites us to become more aware of these brethren living on the fringes of society - the Aetas, Igorots, Manobos, Mangyans, Tagbanuas, to mention some.
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