Ifugao


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Ifugao

 

a people living in central Luzon (Philippines). Population, 100, 000 (1970, estimate). Their language is related to the Indonesian languages. Most of the Ifugao have retained their ancient religious beliefs (headhunting was part of their rites until the early 20th century), although some have been converted to Christianity. The chief occupation is hoe cultivation. On the mountain slopes is found one of the most extensive systems of rice terraces in the world. Corn, taro, sweet potatoes, yams, and cotton are also cultivated, and the most important domestic animals are chickens and pigs. Handicrafts such as weaving, plaiting, and blacksmithing are well developed.

REFERENCES

Barton, R. F. “Ifugao, malaiskoe plemia nagornoi chasti Filippin.” In the collection Sovetskaia etnografiia, nos. 1–2. Moscow, 1931.
Narody lugo-Vostochnoi Azii. Moscow, 1966.
Conklin, H. C. Ifugao Bibliography. New Haven, 1968.
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After the Second World War, the growing need for monetary income compelled the Ifugao to begin to migrate to the lowlands and abroad in search of paid work.
Baguio City: A mini hydro-electric dam project will soon rise in Kiangan town in Ifugao to help save the famed Ifugao Rice Terraces.
A man died after the van he was driving fell into a 500-meter ravine in Eheb village, Tinoc town, Ifugao on Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Initial findings of an investigation showed that the shooting incident supposedly involving a journalist in Ifugao province "could not have been" related to media work, the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) said on Wednesday.
Human rights defender shot in front of house in Ifugao !-- -- Artemio Dumlao (Philstar.com) - August 7, 2019 - 8:56am BAGUIO CITY, Philippines A human rights defender who is also a contributor for a weekly newspaper in Northern Luzon was seriously hurt after being shot in front of his house in Lagawe, Ifugao on Tuesday evening.
And these taro delicacies are now found in the local market in Ifugao.
President Duterte has declared September 2 of every year a special holiday in Ifugao province to commemorate the surrender of Japanese general Tomoyuki Yamashita at the end of World War II.
Among the peoples mostly dealt with are the Ifugao people.
Lee, 37, was severely wounded when unidentified assailants shot him in front of his house in Lagawe town, Ifugao province, on Tuesday.
Ifugao State University assesses condition of rice terraces !-- -- (Philstar.com) - August 2, 2019 - 11:54am BAGUIO CITY, Philippines Ifugao State University, through its Research and Development Center for the Ifugao Rice Terraces as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems, launched has a collaborative assessment of the Ifugao Rice Terraces to find out the conditions of the heritage site.