July 23, 2011
July 17, 2011
welcome to Adams, population: 1800
A small town - the smallest in the Philippines with only 1 barangay, nestled in a valley surrounded by pristine rain forest near the northern edge of Luzon. It was our home for two stress free days. Limited cellphone signal (currently only Globe works), no 3G, no emails.
July 6, 2011
indigenous mangyan mindoro people
5:54 PM to Read ( Words)
a Hanunoo elder displaying one of his prized possession: the bolo
The Hanunoos are one of the 7 Mangyan tribes in the island of Mindoro. Of the Mangyan tribes, only they have their own script. The Hanunoos are concentrated in the town of Mansalay in Oriental Mindoro where they settled in 53 sitios (small villages).
Here are some of the interesting personalities I've met one weekend in Sitio Hawili in Brgy Panaytayan while doing outreach work with some volunteers from Black Pencil Project:
July 2, 2011
bpp indigenous mangyan mindoro people
11:56 AM to Read ( Words)
colors of Mansalay Mangyans
Could we change lives given just a weekend? With the right group of dedicated individuals, we easily can.
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