Documentation, Transcription, Translation and Publication of the Itneg Epic “Dulimaman”

Program Year:            2016

Grantee:                     National Commission for Culture and Arts

Grant Amount:          US$23,400

Awarding Agency:     Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy in the Philippines

Project Summary:     The project will record one complete version of the grand Itneg epic “Dulimaman”, to be transcribed and translated by competent native speakers. The output of the project is the publication of the epic transcribed in the original dialect with English translation. The epic in book form will give the general public access to the oral tradition of the Itneg, highlighting its significance and cultural value.

Citation:                     The “Dulimaman” is listed in the Philippine Registry of Cultural Property (PRECUP) and in the Philippine Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage (PIICH)

Status:                        On-going (up to September 2019)