Category Archive: Welcome to My Home Town

Students and residents of the villages and towns of Mountain Province write about their place.

Nov 18

Mankayan- Home Sweet Home

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BRIEF HISTORY Poblacion, Mankayan, Benguet.During the early years of the American regime, the Mankayan became part of Lepanto. In 1913, Mankayan was established as a municipal district in the sub-office of Benguet and with such came the official recognition of its first local government executives.On June 16, 1950, pursuant to Republic Act 1302, Mankayan district …

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Nov 18

Talubin, Land of Clear Waters

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By Jobelyn Gumatin A Project on Website Design and Development Course Xijen College of Mountain Province Bontoc, Mountain Province Welcome to my hometown, Talubin, Bontoc,  Talubin is one of the barrios of Bontoc.  It is located in the mossy forest area of the Cordillera mountain ranges.  Sweet, spring waters from the mountains flow to feed …

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Nov 18

Caluttit, Bontoc: Challey-ya

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by: Marife K. Manochon Secretarial 2nd Year Xijen College of Mountain Province E-mail:  marife_mae@ymail.com BRIEF HISTORY Ages ago, in the northern part of Bontoc town,there existed a community called Challey-ya with approximately five hectares of sweet potato lots and rice paddies owned by the residents of Bontoc Ili. A time came when the government was …

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Nov 18

Pide, Sagada, My Home

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by Lorie Copas A Project in the Web Page Design and Development Class Xijen College of Mountain Province, Inc. Bontoc, Mountain Province LEGEND OF PIDE Long long ago, there was only one barangay called Fedilisan located at northern part of Sagada. One day, a pregnant dog went away to find some food to eat. In …

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