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WEB AND WEAVE:ILOKANOS AS MIGRANTS (Last Part)

Recreation and sports activities of the Ilokano respondents have bearing on their type of work.       Occupational proximity and similar tasks could be the reason why they engage in the same R and R. After a day’s work, these Ilokano workers could not resist but to invite their fellow workers for some diversionary stroking. (more…)

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WEB AND WEAVE:ILOKANOS AS MIGRANTS (Part I)

The Ilocano or Ilokano people are the third largest Filipino ethnic group. Aside from being referred to as Ilocanos, from “i”(from), and “looc”(bay), they also refer to themselves as Samtoy, from the Ilocano phrase “saomi ditoy”, meaning ‘from our language’. The word “Ilocano” came from the word “Iloco” by the natives of the upper part […]

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WEB AND WEAVE: The Metamorphosis of Ilokano Songs (Continuation)

Let’s prepare another blast to our sacred songs. This time, the ever-powerful internet is used to sound off many sodomistic and uncalled flirtations and immoralities, not to mention “hooked and crooked relationships.” (more…)

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