The lfugao Province is renowned for its matchless rice terraces and spectacular mountain rims and crests. Your journey into the realm of the "Guardians of the Terraces", once known to be fearless headhunters, takes you to stunning amphitheatres of green billowing rice, steep mountain passes and dense forests.
The Ifugao peopleDAY 3:
The Ifugao culture was alwas untouched by the influence of the Spanish colonialism. The Ifugao's unique feature includes their woodcarving art, most notably the carved granary guardians bului and the prestige bench of the upper class, the hagabi. They're unique among all ethnic groups in the mountain province, not only for their interesting customs and traditions but also for their narrative literature such as the hudhud, an epic dealing with hero ancestors sung in a poetic manner. There are six types of wanno which are used depending on the occasion or the man's social status. . Houses were well-built, characterized by as a square with wooden floors, windowless walls, and pyramidal thatch roofs. Their textiles renowned for their sheer beauty, colorful blankets and clothing woven on looms. Ifugao women, on the contrary, wear tapis, a wraparound skirt; there are five kinds of skirts worn, depending on the occasion and/or status of the woman.Untouched by the influences of Spanish colonialism, Ifugao culture value kinship, family ties, religious and cultural beliefs. Elevated from the ground by four sturdy tree trunks, they feature removable staircases that were hoisted up at night to prevent entry by enemies and/or wild animals.
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