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 (ĭg′ə-rōt′, ē′gə-)
n. pl. Igorot or I·go·rots
1. A member of any of several peoples of the mountains of northern Luzon in the Philippines.
2. Any of the Austronesian languages of the Igorot.

[Igorot Igōlot, mountaineers (unattested sense), Igorot : i-, n. pref. + Gōlot, name of a mountain range; akin to Tagalog gulod, hilltop.]


(ˌɪɡəˈrəʊt; ˌiːɡə-) or


n, pl -rot, -rots, -rote or -rotes
(Peoples) a member of a Negrito people of the mountains of N Luzon in the Philippines: noted as early exponents of mining
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Yet, De Lima said, the killing of Ati tribal leader Dexter Condez in 2013, the unresolved killings of lumads in Mindanao and Igorots of Cordillera, and violations of the legal duty of the mining companies to secure free, prior and informed consent from the affected IP communities, among others, are still happening.
Like me, many Igorots who come from remote villages struggled to attain higher education.
The Igorots who were living in the vicinity were the ones who came in to help us, Fernandez said.
Doing this enables the authors not only to draw attention to the common characteristics to be discerned within the zones but also, and again, to bring out the historical roles of the "upland" peoples, such as the Bataks and the Igorots, and the coastal peoples, such as the Orang Laut and the Sama Bajau.
TRADITION This young man of the Igorots people is dressed in a way dating back centuries.
Many Philippine Igorots that had been similarly recruited to perform in the U.
Bulosan does this textually by noting that the Igorots in the story are squatting on the ground and eating with their hands.
While talks were under way, a group of gangsa-beating Igorots danced their way through a section of the massed crowd.
While the United States was condoning atrocities against Native Americans, blacks, and other minorities, the colonial government in the Philippines defended the Igorots, the indigenous Aetas, and the Muslim Moros.
NEW YORK CITY: Last July, some descendants of the Igorots of the Philippines who joined the St.
Vaughn explores the display of Igorots in the United States in the wake of the occupation of the Philippines, while Frost examines the political usefulness of the Circassian Beauty as a figuration of racial purity.
Further north, in Bontoc, a mission church was founded and vigorously evangelized the local Igorots.