SAVE the Dates: Dec 15-16, 2012 in Santa Rosa, Califas (California) Introduction to Bangka Journey and Paddle-Making
it is an honor to be part of this journey. meet the bangka journey collaborative:
Philip H. Red Eagle, a canoe carver from washington state, showing us the canoe way from the pacific northwest. Check out other links: www.cedarmedia.org, www.CanoeWay.org and www.NativeElders.org for the canoe stuff. For his writings there is salt publishing.com; Paddle-making of different types of paddles from the philippines; 3 different paddles will be shared by Pomo/Coast Miwok-Cebuano Alexis Canillo; Small watercraft (Bangka, Paraw, Baroto, Sakayan, Bigiw, Vinta, etc. — various dugout canoes with bamboo outriggers) design by Lorenzo II Acompanado, a canoe builder from samal island, davao, mindanao, philippines. It started with a question, where is the filipino canoe? which led to a gifted local log from L. Frank Manriquez, a tribal scholar and decolonizationist of the Tongva and Ajachmem tribes; Holly Calica, artist, grandmother, educator, dancer, kulintang player, weaver; and yours truly, Mylene Amoguis Cahambing. holding the bangka journey vision to manifest. we look forward to your involvement with bangka journey. mabuhay!