Category: Culture and Tradition

  • There’s Something About Marky

    Of course this blog is not all about bootlickers, chicken wings, and community activism. We are also about artistas. So let’s do a post on our favorite artista, Marky Cielo. Here are six things you might not know about him. 1. Did you know that he was (is?) the Department of Health’s Youth Ambassador Against […]

  • Party Poopers or Voice of Reason?

    You decide. Statement from the Tungtungan ti Umili via Sunstar. On Panagbenga funds: “People have the right to know where their money was spent and how their elected officials spent it,” On that cultural street dancing thing: “Clearly, this is at the expense of exploiting Cordillera indigenous culture so rooted in our indigenous peoples’ history […]

  • Very Interesting Reads

    Miriam Coronel Ferrer has an article on Igorotness which you might find interesting. You can read it here. But here’s a quote: … those who proudly self-identify as Igorots are generating more and more “Igorot” cultural resources to reproduce, enrich and somehow transform Igorot identity. Jimmy Fong’s presentation featured photos of children wearing t-shirts emblazoned […]

  • Beans for Ballots

    Trivia: Who were the first Igorots to vote in a U.S. presidential election? The St. Louis Public Library gives us the answer:

  • Take Two on That Logo

    Earlier, we stated that the Baguio Centennial Logo looks cool. We still believe it does. However, Karla raises a valid point in the comment section which we are reprinting here.