Ifugao This dance depicts hunters protecting their hen and chicks in Binaylan from ahungry hawk. The hunters trap the hawk and kill it in the end.
Benguet This is a circle dance, which is being performed to celebrate the arrival of successfulheadhunters. It is also popularly known as Bendian.
(bih-NYE-lahn) This is a ritual dance, which originated from the Bagobo tribe living in the centraluplands of Mindanao, imitating the movements of a hen, her banog or baby chicks,and a hawk. The hawk is sacred and is believed that it has the power over the wellbeing of the tribe. The hawk tries to capture one of the baby chicks and is killed bythe hunters.