Thursday, February 7, 2008

Proud to be Igorot

In Philippine society, “Igorot” remains attached to discriminatory notions like “uncivilized” and “pagan.” Discussions on who is the Igorot thus always have to grapple with this negative baggage of the name even though many from the inside, like the Igorot Global Association, now want to appropriate it as their identity label, and imbue it with all the positive attributes of a proud people...