By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
The faraway town of Lal-lo, Cagayan – north of the capital city of Tuguegarao (which is itself 483 kilometers north of Manila) – is trying to recover its lost glory. It was, after all, during olden days an important religious and political center in the Cagayan Valley.
By EV Espiritu
LUBUAGAN, Kalinga – In Barangay (village) Mabilong here, weaving is a sacred tradition passed on from mother to daughter. This is why every house in this remote community has women skilled enough to weave traditional garments, from which they earn a tidy profit, says Josephine Fejer, 46. “I was in Grade 3 when my mother [...]