Ub-Ufok  Ad Fiallig:

Tales of Enchantment from

Barlig, Philippines

 

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RESEARCH  VIDEOS MODULES  PROJECT TEAM  RESOURCES

The Ub-Ufok (oob-oofok) Ad Fiallig: Tales of Enchantment teaching module is designed for instructors of Filipino Language and Literature, Philippine Folklore and indigenous people of the Philippines. Its aim is to teach students to reflect on their personal histories and cultural identities while learning the culture of the Ifiallig people, an indigenous community in Barlig, Philippines. Students learn the oral tradition of the Ifiallig and discuss this in a broader cultural and historical context through digital videos in Tagalog (with English subtitles).

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 

1. Learning about our culture and the role of orature or storytelling in different Philippine ethnic groups increase our understanding of ourselves and our integral relationship with our communities.

2. Learning about our personal histories and culture is empowering as it helps us overcomee our own stereotypes about ourselves through understanding the depth of our culture and history.

3. Learning about our culture helps us build a sense of cultural pride.

4. Learning about our culture guides us towards a deeper understanding of our ancestral roots.

5. Learning about our culture teaches us to appreciate the diversity of the Philippine culture.

Videos (Click the images to watch the videos)

Module 1. Tilag: Valuing Our Roots

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Module 2. Kutuktin: Defining Cultural Identity

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 Module 3. Amfusnun

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Module 4. Linmipaw

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Module 5. Siblaw Taraw

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Module 6. Maanam-am

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