Whang Od Painting — International Day of Indigenous Peoples

Here are Whang Od’s portraits created by Abe for his personal collection: using his colorful surreal modern art style, another in sepia, another in close up portraiture.

On August 9, the world celebrates International Day of Indigenous Peoples. Whang Od, the last living mambabatok, belongs to the Butbut culture group from Buscalan, Kalinga.

May indigenous peoples of the Philippines and the world be included in the socio-economic system and enjoy the benefits of a new social contract where they will not be left behind, as advocated by the United Nations.

Read about Whang Od here.

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