Monday, June 22, 2015

25 Photos

Palay (unmilled rice) drying in the sun in Conner, Apayao.

Musicians riding in a caravan to a community festival in Pinukpuk, Kalinga.

Man walks along the edge of the rice terraces in Balbalan, Kalinga.

Coffee break on a cold mountain road. Padi and his sister are going together to their hometowns annual fiesta for the first time in many years.

A Carabao (water buffalo)  munches straw on the church property in Saltan, Kalinga.

Cactus lined up on the window sill of an elementary school. Balbalasan, Kalinga.

Woman plays volleyball in front of a temporary market. Balbalasan, Kalinga.

Men wait for their turn to play gongs during the Kalinga provincial festival. Tabuk City, Kalinga.

Clegry gathered outside the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Luzon, my home and office. Tabuk City, Kalinga.

Corn field, Mountain, Ocean, Sky. Gonzaga, Cagayan.

Lunch in the field: Fish and rice served on banana leaves. Cabiroan, Cagayan.

Boy wearing a deer school for his town's heritage festival. Lubuagan, Kalinga.

The young Ms. Wansi poses for a photo after her high school band takes first prize in the municipal competition. Lubuagan, Kalinga

Rain drops on young rice. Saltan, Kalinga

Man plays guitar in the doorway of the church during a break in the community meetings. The dogs that accompany the members listen. Saltan, Balbalan, Kalinga.

Grandfather cooks as the kids take a break in the makeshift kitchen constructed from benches. Saltan, Balbalan, Kalinga.

Women's livelihood project: saltwater fish drying in the sun in Tokitoc, Sanchez Mira, Cagayan.

Abanay sits on a pine tree in front of her grandfather's land. Talalan, Kalinga.

Tractor preparing a field for corn planting. 4 PM Kalinga light is magical. Tabuk, Kalinga.

Women gather for a meal under a mango tree in Guina-Ang, Conner, Apayao.

Altar flowers at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Mawuegue, Conner, Apayao.

Mother beams as her baby is baptized in Baggao.

Monkey contemplates a guava at blue waters in Baggao.

The bluest sky I've ever seen in Kalliat, Cabugao.

The evening wear portion of the New year's day neighborhood beauty pageant. Pinukpuk, Kalinga.