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Sakpaya

DanceSakpaya
MeaningHawk
Dance Culture 
Place of OriginIfugao Province
Ethnolinguistic GroupIfugao
ClassificationMimetic , Thanksgiving
Background / Content

Ifugao-Callus hand dig the hard soil push heavy stones off the cliff to give way to the making of a new field part of the worl famous Rice Terraces of Banawe.

High Flying Sakpaya Birds swoop and hover over the terraces. The Ifugao know that their Gods in disguise in times of plenty,the farmers done their traditional costumes and with references and respect fly like their Sakpaya Gods.

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