Status : Verified
Personal Name Campos, Aldrin Joseph P.
Resource Title Abel Iloco: documenting the traditional knowledge of Ilocos region
Date Issued May 2018
Abstract The Ilocos Region is proud to have the abel Iloco as one of the treasures of the region. Unfortunately, the abel weaving process is slowly being forgotten and the tradition is on the verge of dying. The bakbaket are the elders in the community, they hold different knowledge about culture, history and tradition. These bakbaket hold the knowledge of abel weaving and do the amazing craft by heart. But the elders are ageing, and their number decreased over time and at times the knowledge are not being passed to newer generation. Martin (2009) noted that the continuous passage of intangible cultural heritage from generation to generation is the life support of these objects.

The abel weaving process of Region is at risk of being lost and in danger that the traditional knowledge can never be known by the future generation. That is why this study saw the importance of documenting the traditional abel weaving process of the region. The study aimed to document the traditional weaving and the knowledge that the weav
Degree Course Bachelor of Library and Information Science
Language English
Keyword Cultural heritage; Abel Iloco; Documentation; Traditional knowledge
Material Type Thesis/Dissertation
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Category : F - Regular work, i.e., it has no patentable invention or creation, the author does not wish for personal publication, there is no confidential information.
Access Permission : Open Access