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Gawani Gaongen

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Gawani Gaongen

Gawani Domogo Gaongen is Kankanaey Igorot from Sagada, north of the Luzon, Philippines. In 2015, she won Writer’s Prize from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) for her poetry in Kankanaey. She is a participating poet in the Agam Agenda, an initiative for creatives towards urgent climate change action.

Articles by Gawani Gaongen

A large wave crashes in a stormy ocean
Photo by Todd Turner on Unsplash
The Strength of Water
By Gawani Gaongen
In this poem by Kankanaey Igorot poet Gawani Gaongen, water is both a source of life and a threat to survival.
Translated from Kankanaey by the author
Multilingual
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