Bulul of Ifugao

February 15, 2018
contest: "Wood and Life" Heritage category
$ 4800
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In Banaue, Ifugao, Philippines there is a wooden figure that symbolizes as the Ifugao guard rice god they called them bulul. The bulul was carved by the Mumbaki or priest to insure its power and the wood to be used was carefully selected and consecrated by blood pig.

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