Grow Your Family Tree Discover Discover Your Ancestry Start Looking Search Your Ancestry Indian Cen

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Preserving tribal wear of cultural communities

Preserving tribal wear of cultural communitiesWhen she started working with members of the Bagobo tribe at the foothills of Mt. Apo in Davao del Sur 13 years ago, cultural worker, researcher and former Department of Tourism Region 11 director Sonja Villarica Garcia recalled that almost none of the indigenous people she dealt with were wearing their tribal costumes.

Taiwan Struggles to Save Indigenous Languages

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Related Difference: A Comparison of Mongolian Buryat and Nepali Shamanism

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From construction worker to shamanic healer

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