love to my family at mga kaibigan for the encouragement to travel where spirit leads.
Maraming Salamat to the elders, leaders and educators who informed this journeyincluding TEBTEBBA Indigenous Peoples' International Centre for Policy Research and Education,St. Louis University Museum of Culture & the Arts (Baguio), Cordillera Studies Center,University of the Philippines (Baguio), Ganduyan Museum (Sagada), the Bontoc Museum and Library (Bontoc) and Manang Flor, a kind gardener who taught me about healing plants.
Special thanks to my professors, advisors and colleagues at OCAD University for their guidance and technical support including B. Lynne Milgram, Tannis Nielsen, Bonnie Devine, Christina Battle, Bentley Jarvis, Douglas Back,Richard Fung, Johanna Householder, bh Yael, and Reena Katz.
Research for this project was supported by the Millennium Scholarship Foundation.