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It's the weekend! Hope you have a good two days at home relaxing with whatever you do and whoever you hang out with. Mabuhay, Pilipinas! Love. 

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Cordillera Ritual Cloths and Ilocano Weavers In the last six months as I scanned pages of materials on Cordillera history and culture, I came across what this writer said about the Cordillera textiles: “On the Cordillera, no social or religious event is complete without textiles being bestowed, exchanged,buried or sacrificed”. The photo shows “mambunong” or native priestess Amanda (Manda) Cados, Baguio City@ 2011.  ( Photo from the Abek Home and Culture collection). In 2010, I was part of a group that went around the Ilocos region documenting crafts and other dying industries of the various villages. It was certainly amazing to...

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