As I stated earlier, one of the purposes of this blog is to help correct the wrong information about Igorots flying around in the internet. I’m sure you know that there’s a lot of nonsense about us out there. In fact, in one website alone (www.igma.tv) I found two articles worth thrashing: one is simply wrong, the other is condescending.
First, the article that gets it wrong. In promoting the “Biyaheng Cordillera” episode of the program Kay Susan Tayo, a GMA writer writes: “Arriving in Sagada is like entering another world. It even carries the name ‘home of the spirits’ because of its beauty wrapped in mystery.”