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Topic: Ilongot

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Ilongot men wear a loincloth held around the waist by a cagit of either brass wire or rattan.
Ilongot rituals and feasts, marked by song and dance, are performed to solicit the blessings and protection of the gods.
Ilongot dances are relatively free from foreign influences.
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 A look intointo the Illongt life
The Ilongot people are a tribal society who lives in the hills of Northern Luzon in the Philippines.
The different groups of the Ilongot's were called bertan and their social structure comprised of 4 parts: families, then households, then local clusters, and finally bertan (Rosaldo 1980, p 14-15).
This was the peak of Ilongot headhunting (Rosaldo 1980, 48-54).
www.csuchico.edu /~cheinz/syllabi/asst001/spring99/olivarez/Olivarez/olivarez1illongotlife.htm   (475 words)

  WmJones   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Wilfred Turnbull, fluent in the Ilongot dialect, questioned Jones' actions, and explained that an initial batch of rafts were constructed but were washed away by a rising river, confirmed by Jones' diary (Jones 1907-09, IX: 52).
Jones was credited with having advocated on behalf of the Ilongots leading to "legislative and administrative measures as have been adopted, calculated to better their condition, that were based directly on information which I received from him," wrote Governor-General James F. Smith upon learning of Jones' death.
This is not say that Ilongots had nothing redeeming about all of their crafts as their jewelry and their hornbill headdresses are quite beautiful and unique in the opinion of many anthropologists.
www.okara.com /portfolio/html/wmjones.html   (5632 words)

 The Provincial Profile of Quirino
The Ilongots are hunters and slash and burn farmers living around the headwaters of the Cagayan River who have a strong pride in their ethnic identity.
The Bugkalot ethnic community, an Ilongot tribal village of formerly fierce headhunters living in the upper reaches of Nagtipunan, has constant interaction with the lowlanders of Quirino and is one of the few communities that can be reached readily.
Ilongot communities are widely scattered and generally small units of from 50 to 70 members.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/quirino.htm   (1014 words)

Ilongot did not say they hunted heads in order to recruit enemy souls into their ancestors’ armies in the skyworld, nor did they do it to turn ‘enemies’ into ‘friends’ and therefore resolve a structural/cosmological contradiction.
Michelle Rosaldo returned to study the Ilongot in 1974, determined to study in more detail how personal and affective life is socially constructed and to understand how even common explanations (or ‘discourse’) requires an interpretive account.
She focused on two indigenous Ilongot terms: liget (translated as ‘angry’ as opposed to passive, dull or fearful—hence ‘passion’ or creative energy); and beya (translated as ‘knowledge’, or that which controls one’s passion and emotions).
www.seasite.niu.edu /crossroads/russell/headhunting.htm   (1895 words)

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Rosaldo’s article "Grief and the Headhunter's Rage" is an important exemplar of a number of major themes in post modern anthropology—multi vocality, the shifting subject, and the insertion of the anthropologist's own experience into the text (self reflexivity).
From the facts that he didn't understand what the Ilongot meant, by the anger in grief until after his own wife's death, Rosaldo concludes that experience differs at different times and that "culture" is indeed composed of many voices--more than one of which may belong to the same individual.
Moreover, culture is not stable--the meaning of headhunting for the Ilongot changes according to whether circumstances render it easy, difficult or impossible.
www.arts.uwaterloo.ca /ANTHRO/courses/Anth352F02/RENATO.htm   (155 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Knowledge and Passion: Ilongot Notions of Self and Social Life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In explaining the significance of these key ideas, Professor Rosaldo examines what she considers to be the most important dimensions of Ilongot social relationships: the contrasts between men and women and between accomplished married men and bachelor youths.
By defining 'knowledge' and 'passion' in the context of their social and affective significance, the author demonstrates the place of headhunting in historical and political processes, and shows the relation between headhunting and indigenous concepts of curing, reproduction, and health.
Theoretically oriented toward interpretive of symbolic ethnography, this book clarifies some of the ways in which the study of a language - both vocabulary and patterns of usage - is a study of a culture; the process of translation is presented as a method of cultural interpretation.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0521295629   (495 words)

 Webster's Ilongot-English Hangman
Called the “Death Wish Edition”, you choose whether a clue is in Ilongot or in English and then play the game.
As the game progresses, the vocabulary becomes a killer, and the punchy animations play alternative deaths.
Appropriate for all ages, and anyone needing a fun excuse to learn Ilongot (or English, if you already know Ilongot).
www.downloadatoz.net /2472_webster-s-ilongot-english-hangman.html   (479 words)

Ilongots, as what other people call the Bugkalots, come from the most remote part of the forest zone and usually resides in caves and trees for shelter.
They were also well known to be head hunters which legend tells it that an Ilongot warrior needs to present a human head as a sign of his manhood.
There were stories as well that in becoming an Ilongot warrior, one must present himself to the chieftain and pray to the anito (God of the Ilongot – usually represented as a wooden statue sitting on his feet) for blessing and sign that his head hunting is favorable to God.
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 John Bull Library > CFC Articles > Get a Head : A History of Ritualistic Headhunting
Interestingly enough, the hornbill also appears in the headhunting cult of the Ilongot of the northern Philippines, though that is the only similarity between the two cults.
With the adoption of the soul of the slain rival, headhunting was rather a reconciling action, as the head (as bearer of the soul, of course) was treated in a friendly manner, the people of the group the victor belonged to regarding the head (soul) as a part of theirs.
The Ilongot of the Philippines did not really care for their heads -the heads of their enemies that would be theirs, that is. With the Ilongot, headhunting was not the joy of gaining a new family member.
www.johnbull.freeservers.com /cfc_articles/headhunting.html   (1635 words)

 Tribal Artifacts
The Ilongot who inhabit certain valleys in the northern Cordillera of Luzon Island, Philippines, have been studied for their singular devotion to taking heads and the unique logic behind this practice.
This is an example of Ilongot finery that is unlikely to be surpassed by similar pieces either illustrated or on public display.
The hornbill casque itself is of huge proportions for the species and the fine shell and beadwork suspended on tiny, handworked copper wiring is crafted to the highest standards.
www.tribalartifacts.com /product_info.php/products_id/440   (363 words)

No Ilongot wife or mother knew if her husband or son would return to the house whenever he left.
It was the dream of every Ilongot boy to be able to cut off a head so that he could wear the beautiful body and hair decorations showing that he was a true man. My father fashioned my head-hunting earrings from the beak of the hornbill, a large bird in our area.
The story may not be a fraud (at least not completely, it is sensationalist in the least) as the Ilongot were headhunters until 1974.
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 X-TRIBE Links
The murder of William Jones - a part Native American - by Ilongot tribesmen in 1909, will never be forgotten by 20th Century historians, nor anthropologists around the world.
At the time, the understanding of the Ilongots was incomplete, which is also evident from Jones' misinterpretations of Ilongot behaviour.
In addition to learning about Dr. Jones' life, there are several important references to Ilongot material culture that are in the interest of any collector of tribal art - be it Philippine or other - to read.
home.chello.no /~andy.anderson/Museum/Ilongotbooks/Ilongotbooks.htm   (295 words)

 Knowledge and Passion - Cambridge University Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Michelle Rosaldo presents an ethnographic interpretation of the life of the Ilongots, a group of some 3,500 hunters and horticulturists in Northern Luzon, Philippines.
Her study focuces on headhunting, a practice that remained active among the Ilongots until at least 1972.
Indigenous notions of ‘knowledge’ and ‘passion’ are crucial to the Ilongots’ perceptions of their own social practices of headhunting, oratory, marriage, and the organization of subsistence labour.
www.cambridge.org /uk/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521295629   (290 words)

 Michelle Z. Rosaldo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In 1974 she went back for more study of the Ilongot.
While there, she learned of their belief that young men who took heads, gained the spirit of the victim.
Ilongot men were said to have more passion than women and taking a head ‘quieted their spirit and restlessness’.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/information/biography/pqrst/rosaldo_michelle.html   (278 words)

 Head Hunting William Jones   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The opening and closing of this work is more than likely to feature the "wide-open spaces" of the Philippines and/or the American West, either through Remington's paintings and/or video footage, cross- or match-cut together.
After having traveled to Stroud, OK in 2004, it appears that there is no surviving record of Jones's spirit adoption ceremony that would have involved his father and perhaps Jones' half-brother or -sister.
Most would agree that the Ilongot basketry and similar crafts do not match those of the Ifugaos for quality or beauty.
www.okara.com /html/headhunting.html   (5726 words)

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The Ilongot tribe in the Philippines used to have a custom of killing a victim when a loved one died.
He asked older Ilongot men why they cut off human heads when they mourned the death of their loved ones.
When Rosaldo tried to apply the classic exchange theory to the Ilongot head-hunting, he realized this model was invalid under the local contexts of the Ilongot.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/anthropology/Rosaldo.html   (526 words)

 Renato Rosaldo
Renato Rosaldo is a Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences; he has done field research among the Ilongots of northern Luzon, Philippines.
He published Ilongot Headhunting, 1883-1974: A Study in Society and History in 1980 and Culture and Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis in 1989.
Ilongot Kin Terms: A Bilateral System of Northern Luzon, Philippines.
www.stanford.edu /dept/anthroCASA/people/faculty/rosaldo.html   (1048 words)

 Similar to Knowledge and Passion: Ilongot Notions of Self & Social Life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The book starts out fairly strong in the first chapter, describing misconceptions of the the West in viewing Balinese society and explaining the importance of Bright Face for the both the individual and all of society.
Ilongot Headhunting, 1883-1974: A Study in Society and History
Her stories throughout the book are welcome breaks from the sometimes stuffy...
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 Sabino G. Padilla, The Bogkalut
Antonio Mozo (BR 48:60-68;70-73) based on the Agustinian missions reports provided a detailed description of the Ilongot during the early contact period with the missions.
Worcester (1906:812) identified Ibilao, Italon and Ilongot however in 1913 (1207-1209) he gave Ibilao as the synonym for Ilongot and wrote that these headhunters were forest dwellers and many are semi-nomadic.
He postulated that western Ilongot were Indonesians of Type A while the central and eastern Ilongot were Type B. Settlement Pattern
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 New Tribes Mission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
These values were not articulated in a list at that time, but how these men and women lived, sacrificed and died reflected the core beliefs and values that shaped their lives and ministry.
Several years ago my wife, Judy, and I sat with a former Ilongot headhunter in a jungle hut in the Philippines.
The Ilongot tribe was known and feared as headhunters.
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 Local Government Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Carved from out of the region where the headwaters of Cagayan River descend to the Cagayan plains, Quirino is the newest of the five provinces in Cagayan Valley. It composes the municipalities of Aglipay, Cabarroguis, Diffun, Maddela, Nagtipunan and Saguday.
The area that covers what is now the province of Quirino was part of the range of Ilongot tribesman who hunted and practiced upland agriculture.  The Spaniards incorporated the area into the province of Cagayan in the late 16
The province is easily accessible by land.  The national road leading to the province from Metro Manila and other peripheral roads leading to nearby areas are concreted.
elgu2.ncc.gov.ph /quirino   (340 words)

 Connect your intellect, emotion after tragedy - 2001-10-08 - The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
"If you ask an older Ilongot man of Northern Luzon, Phillipines, why he cuts off human heads," Rosaldo observes, "he says that rage, born of grief, impels him to kill his fellow human beings.
Ironically, the emotional force of this tragedy helped Rosaldo see Ilongot headhunting from an entirely different perspective.
Rosaldo was able to connect his intellect with his emotional life in a way that enabled him to understand the Ilongot, even if he continued to be shocked and repelled by their practices.
www.bizjournals.com /triad/stories/2001/10/08/editorial2.html?t=printable   (844 words)

These were the primary jewelry worn by Ilongot males.
The distinctive angular cut symbolized profound beauty and youthful vitality to the Ilongot.
Red was an important color and symbolic of the color of blood.
www.tribalmania.com /BATLING.htm   (237 words)

 ScienceDaily Used : Knowledge and Passion: Ilongot Notions of Self & Social Life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
An ethnographic interpretation of the life of the Ilongots, a group of 3/500
'''The Ilongots, who numbered some 3, 500 when this study was written, live in dispersed settlements in a forested area of northern Luzon, growing upland rice and vegetables.
Until at least the early 1970s, 'as a central aspect of their social practice', their menfolk hunted human heads.
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 Powell's Books - Cambridge Studies in Cultural Systems #4: Knowledge and Passion: Ilongot Notions of Self and Social ...
This text presents an ethnographic interpretation of the life of the Ilongots, a group of some 3,500 hunters and horticulturists in Northern Luzon, Philippines.
It focuses on headhunting, a practice that remained active among the Ilongots until at least 1972.
Ilongot (Philippine people) -- Social life and customs.
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Ilongot Headhunting, 1883-1974: A Study in Society and History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
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Rosaldo: Renato Rosaldo is an anthropologist at Stanford University who has studied the Ilongot people of the Philippines.
Why wasn’t he able to understand the Ilongot practice of headhunting at first; what allowed him to feel that he did understand?
If all understanding is “positioned,” what does that mean for our efforts to understand other cultures and, in particular, other religious traditions?
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 Knowledge and passion: Ilongot notions of self and social life / Michelle Z. Rosaldo.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Knowledge and passion: Ilongot notions of self and social life / Michelle Z. Rosaldo.
Knowledge and passion : Ilongot notions of self and social life / Michelle Z. Rosaldo.
Subject headings: Ilongot (Philippine people) Psychology, Ilongot (Philippine people) Social life and customs
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 Publisher description for Library of Congress control number 79012632   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Publisher description for Knowledge and passion : Ilongot notions of self and social life / Michelle Z. Rosaldo.
Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Ilongot (Philippine people) Psychology, Ilongot (Philippine people) Social life and customs
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