THE WOMEN WEAVERS OF SITIO BALABAG

Deep in the interiors of Barangay Gulayon in Dipolog city, Zamboanga del Norte, an old craft is kept alive: “nito” weaving. Where nito vines are used to produce handicrafts such as pouches, bags, hats, baskets, and many others. The customary trade continues to exist today courtesy of a small band of women of the Balabag […]

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PLAZA MIRANDA

We stand here together in the patio. For the most part, the stage setting for affairs of the church and the state; of indignation and proclamations. Also of con men and lawmen. Peddlers and beggars. Tarot readers and believers. Looking over, the Minor Basilica of Black Nazarene. We stand together amid social isolation, loneliness, and […]

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