Dances of Hostility and Friendship

Dances of Hostility and Friendship: Embodied Histories of Group Relations in the Agusanen Manobo Spirit-Possession (Yana-an) Ritual by Jose S. Buenconsejo Humanities Diliman, Vol. 1, No. 2 (2010) This paper explores the complex, aesthetic embodiment of a particular...

Seclusion and Veiling of Women

Seclusion and Veiling of Women: A Historical and Cultural Approachby Maria Bernadette L. AbreraPhilippine Social Sciences Review Abstract:A very select group of women existed in indigenous Philippine society which has hardly merited any account in history. These women...

Babaylan in Asian Ethnology

Letecia writes: Dear All, I was searching today for resources from a cousin in Tacloban, Leyte and ran across an archive I wanted to share.  Some of you may have already visited, but here is the link: CUMULATIVE LISTING OF ESSAYS & BOOK REVIEWS FROM ASIAN...

Asian Journal features CFBS—thanks!

The Center for Babaylan Studies was featured in the Asian Journal in October 2009.  http://www.asianjournal.com/aj-magazine/something-filipino/3385-carrying-the-legacy-of-filipino-indigenous-knowledge.html Many thanks to Lorial Crowder for working on this and many...