Kalinga is both a tribal community and a landlocked province in the heart of the Cordillera region in northern Luzon, the Philippines. Immersed in the magnificent mountains, Kalinga people lived modest but passionate lives in a world where your skin communicated your social status to the local community.
The Kalinga Peoples – living in a beautiful area of rice terraces and the white water rapids of the Chico River – are known for their strong sense of tribal awareness and were never subdued by Spanish colonizers in their more than 300-year reign in the Philippines.
The Kalingas as a tribal nation have 17 known sub- tribes each having its own dialect and customs. It is in their multilingual diversity that the Kalinga tribal community is often referred to as the ―Babel of the Philippines.
RELIGION. Anito are supernatural beings in general. The Kalinga recognize a creator god, Kaboniyan, but invoke him only in moments of extreme and sudden crisis, such as an accidental death or the destruction of the rice crop by a storm.
The Kalinga kingdom was spread on south East central areas of India. Kalinga is now called Odisha state of India.
Kalinga refers to the coastal region between the Godavari and Mahanadi rivers, in what is modern-day Orissa, not Bengal. Kalinga is the ancient name of coastal Orissa. Ashoka fought a war to overcome Kalinga.
Among the multifarious sub- tribes that exist in the area, the Kalinga people are its most prominent: an indigenous collective of traditional rice farmers and craftsmen which, throughout its vast history, has successfully avoided colonisation.
The Mangyans of Mindoro are well-known clans in the Philippines because they have the biggest populace. Comprising eight different Mangyan groups, they have a peaceful reputation, unlike the headhunting tribes of the North and warrior tribes from the South.
hudhud is a term for a lullaby song of kalinga tribe.
Location of the historical province of Kalinga-Apayao. Kalinga-Apayao was a province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in the island of Luzon.
The terms Igorots and Cordilleras are used to collectively refer to a number of tribal groups including the Bontoc, Ibaloi, Ifugao, Apayao/Isneg, Kalinga, and Kankana-eys. The Igorots are an ethnic people of the Philippines, clustered in the Cordillera region of Luzon.
The province is named after the ethnolinguistic group called Ifugao. Originally, the people called themselves Ipugo, stressed in the last syllable, which is derived from Pugaw, meaning Earthworld.
Kalinga hand woven fabrics are characterized by dominant red stripes and motifs of geometric patterns with nature symbols interlaced with white yellow and black fibers. Originally woven in Lubuagan, the “ka-in” (wrap around skirt) is now more known as the Kalinga.
It means anybody can join the said celebration. During their conversation, the parents of both parties will set the date of the palanus. PALANUS. It is a customary marriage celebration between a man and a woman.