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Pattong

DancePattong
Meaning 
Dance Culture 
Place of OriginKalinga
Ethnolinguistic GroupKalinga
Classification 
Background / ContentHeadhunting is Kalinga’s most reveared tradition, outdating pre-historical accounts of other traditions to maintain peaceful relations and security amongst several kalinga “ili” or village clusters, peace pact or “bodong”. The pattong is dance by the mingers , the bodans and village maidens who move around. The cut head is laid in the middle of the square.

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