Category: Kalinga

Kalinga: Land of the Last Headhunters

Posted on September 13, 2010

September 10-12, 2010 A three-day exploration of the remote villages of Tulgao and Butbut in Tinglayan with Benjamin Espina of visitsagada.com, documenting the vanishing generation of tattooed Kalingas. Once the fiercest headhunting warriors of the Cordilleras, the Kalingas are on the brink of completely losing their ancient way of life to modernization, including the art of tattooing. Most of the tattooed individuals are in their 70s and 80s. If efforts won’t be made to preserve this art form and otherRead More