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The Importance of Knowing and Understanding Our Cultural Roots

The people are what make a culture. This is not interchangeable; without people, and more aptly, without people's care and love of their own culture, their culture will cease to exist. As an advocacy group in California aimed at preserving...

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Dance as Seen Among the Igorot Peoples

Dance in its cultural context is where the values of the peoples are embodied—literally and figuratively. As such, it is also through dance that we can see and understand these peoples' particular worldview; something that our cultural...

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Advocacy to Protect Ifugao Culture and Heritage

Ifugao, with its hand-carved pride of Banaue Rice Terraces, remains to be the home of Philippines Indigenous tribes. The peoples’ strong and intact principles of economy, politics, and spiritual beliefs have protected them from the influences...

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Learn the History and Meaning Behind Ifugao Fashion

Ifugao fashion is woven in textiles of organic beauty, bright colors, and unique patterns, but there’s so much more than what meets the eye. It’s no surprise why some Ifugao textiles and fashion companies thrive, even having products in high...

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Preserving the Ifugao Culture and Tradition

In today’s interconnected world, culture has the power to transform and influence societies. Unfortunately, many indigenous people and their traditions are deteriorating at a rapid pace. As an advocacy group in California focused on preserving...

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Foundations: What Are They and What Do They Contribute?

Generally speaking, a foundation is a type of non-profit organization that focuses on making grants for charitable purposes to support a cause. Many foundations focus on creating a charitable trust to support their cultural advocacy in...

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