20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Womens of the Mountains

The terraces are on the northern island of Luzon in the Philippine archipelago, where the community's farming schedule and culture are being eroded by the unpredictable climate. Members of the tribe are having a hard time adjusting to the new circumstances. In the Igorot community, women contribute to the preservation of both the rice terraces and the surrounding forest.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Ifugao, Philippines
Camera: Canon EOS R
Copyright: © Christopher Andres