Working with Weavers

A few months ago, I visited Basey, which was one of the towns affected by Yolanda. It was there that I met the weavers (mostly mothers) who make the famous banig bags of Samar. John, who’s been working with them in the past months, wrote in an email: Twenty years ago, Saob Cave in Basey, Samar, … More Working with Weavers

Cotabato Portraits

About a month ago, I spent a few days in Lake Sebu, Cotabato. Because of the rain, my companions and I spent most of our time indoors, talking and listening to people. It was a fascinating experience. I am currently researching on and writing about the rich culture of the T’boli tribe and it’s going to … More Cotabato Portraits