The Info List - Ibaloi

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The Ibaloi are an indigenous ethnic group found in the northern Philippines. Ibaloi is derived from I, a prefix signifying "pertaining to" and baloy or house meaning "people who live in houses". The variants are ibaloy, inibaloy, and nabaloi. The Ibaloi are one of the indigenous peoples collectively known as Igorot, who live in northern part of Luzon, particularly in the mountains of the Cordillera and neighboring provinces.[1]


1 Appearance 2 Demographics 3 External links 4 References

Appearance[edit] Ibalois are friendly and hardworking people. They have a fair complexion and are usually four to five feet tall. Farming is their chief occupation and rice, their staple. For meat, they raise cows, pigs, and chickens. The Ibaloi customs, traditions, and beliefs are very similar to those of the Kankanaeys, but their languages are not. Demographics[edit] Ibaloi people are originally from Benguet
Province. The population has spread to the neighboring provinces of Pangasinan, La Union, Nueva Vizcaya, and Nueva Ecija. Kabayan is recognized as the center of Ibaloi culture. The settlements are scattered in the municipalities of Bokod, Atok, Tublay, Sablan,La Trinidad,Kapangan,Baguio and Kabayan. A wide range of dialectical differences are known but not clearly studied. Thus far, (1) Ibaloi Proper and (2) Karao are the subgroups cited. External links[edit]

The Ibaloi People Ibaloi language word list from the Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database


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Igorot/Cordilleran Philippine Cordilleras

Balangao Bontoc Ibaloi Ifugao Isnag Itneg/Tingguian Kalanguya