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“Nangamung-a.”

I asked my dad if he recalled what his father said to him before he left home to study in the city. He paused thoughtfully and then chuckling in sudden recognition and amusement repeated the saying: “Nangamung-a.” … 377 more words

Batad, Banaue, Ifugao: The Wonder of Batad Rice Terraces

Secluded from the rest of lowland Luzon, the ethic Filipinos  known as Ifugaos living in the highlands of Cordillera mountain ranges has learned to sustain their need for rice by building the mindblowing and amazing rice terraces carved out  of the mountain slopes about 2000 years ago. 144 more words

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Ifugao

Back in Design Studio 2 class last semester, we had to design casual outfits, cocktail dresses, and long gowns that would match the clay accessory we made inspired by the historical articles we saw at the Ayala Museum. 50 more words

Tiffany Anne Firmeza

I went to the National Museum  in December 2013 because of a talk on textile preservtion by Vietnamese museum experts. After the talk, I wandered around the same floor–I think that was on the 3rd floor- and was amazed at the Philippine textile permanent exhibition. 224 more words