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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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I am a proud member of the Kankanaey Igorot people in the Philippines.
Like the Dayak (Klokke 2004: 165), Iban (Davison and Sutlive 1991) and Igorot (Folkmar 1974: 223), Sejiq headhunters consulted bird oracles.
23) A good example of another side of the Mother's personality appears in "My Uncle Manuel's Homecoming" This is one of two stories that introduce the community's local Igorot tribal people, a marginalized population who are basically primitivized in the attitudes of Mother Sampayan and, we assume, the attitudes of the larger community.
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, an Igorot, asserts that indigenous peoples
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Backpacks were used by the Igorot peoples of Luzon, an island in the northern Philippines.
Fuentes traces colonial power dynamics through a story of his Igorot warrior grandfather's journey from a tribal village to perform at the St.
A Bontoc Igorot tribe from the Philippines was one of many ethnographic "showcases" that was imported to the Midwest that winter for America and the world to witness.
13) Borrowing an Igorot expression, Pentecostals are the people who touch the heaven every day.
14) The initial workforce comprised impressed Igorot tribesmen under American foremen but such practices were soon put a stop to by the military authorities.