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UP Baguio inaugurates Museo Kordilyera

UP President Alfredo E. Pascual (2nd from right) talking with National Artist for Visual Arts Benedicto “BenCab” Cabrera (rightmost) at the opening of the museum. With Pascual is UP Baguio Chancellor Raymundo Rovillos (to Pascual’s right). Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
UP Baguio (UPB) formally opened its three-story ethnographic museum, Museo Kordilyera, on January 31, seven months after its soft opening in 2016. Its main areas of focus are the collection, preservation, and exhibition of artifacts and other objects unique to the Cordillera region, its peoples, and its cultures and traditions.
Conforming to the campus terrain, only the first story of the …

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CPA Sec Gen lauded in UPLB

The University of the Philippines-Los Banos (UPLB) has lauded a Baguio lady for her work.
UPLB alumna Abigail Bengwayan Anongos, Cordillera People’s Alliance (CPA) Secretary General has been awarded as one of the Outstanding Alumna for Championing Indigenous Peoples Rights during the 96th (UPLB) Loyalty Day and Alumni Homecoming last week.
Anongos is a graduate of the College of Human Ecology where she majored in Social Technology.
“Higit sa akin, ang karangalan ay para sa aking pamilya, ang ating organisasyon–ang Cordillera Peoples Alliance, at higit sa lahat sa nakikibakang mamamayan ng Kordilyera–from whom I continue learn what it really is to serve the …

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The ‘Indigenous’ in the Cordillera Studies Center of UP Baguio

Note: This is an abridged version of a paper read during the International Seminar Workshop on Indigenous Studies held on 26-28 June 2013 in  Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila.
The formation of the Cordillera Studies Center was made official by the 928th meeting of the UP Board of Regents on June 26, 1980. It was to be the research arm of the Development Studies Program (DSP) of the then Social Science Department (SSD) of UP College Baguio. The other arm of the DSP was the M.A. in Social and Development Studies (MA SDS) program, which exists to this day. The Center’s first …

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