Three weeks in the Cordilleras of Luzon and I feel like I have only scratched the surface of experiencing the rich cultures that make up the Igorot people. This is a common trend I have experienced while working on the Katutubong Filipino Project and one reason I hope to extended the project longer term, perhaps for another three years. More time is needed. This is especially true when trying to tell the story of the Igorot people who live in […]
Thank you everyone!! Today we successfully reached and surpassed our goal on Kickstarter. We are extremely grateful for everyone’s support and can’t wait to get things started! Be sure to check back here throughout the course of the project as there should be many exciting and interesting updates. Thank you all again for believing in us and in the project. It’s now time for a mini celebration after two long months of campaigning.
by Nahoma Maentz Fifty-five days. That’s the number of days left before our fund-raising on Kickstarter ends. Many of you have already seen or heard about this project that my husband and I are hoping to accomplish. We’ve got a long, long way to go still; nonetheless, we are working hard each day on spreading this out to everyone simply because we want this project realized. For the value that we believe it holds. It’s my husband who has always […]
Today is a good day! We have been working on getting our Kickstarter campaign up for the past two weeks and now it has finally been launched. Check out our Kickstarter page now to watch the video we put together and all the awesome rewards for supporters. This campaign is for the first phase of the project, basically to cover travel costs to collect stories and images from all nine indigenous areas. For those of you not familiar with Kickstarter […]
With the recent announcement of the Katutubong Filipino Project this website has been launched (www.katutuboproject.org) to highlight important information and updates about this documentary project. The Katutubong Filipino Project is a photographic project that will document the last remaining indigenous peoples in the Philippines. The project aims to collect images and stories from the nine major indigenous subgroups including the Ati, Badjao, Igorot, Ilongots, Lumad, Mangyan, Tumandok, Negritos of Luzon and the Palawan Tribes. The project’s mission is to bring […]