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The Forgotten Ten Experience

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Choose Philippines | Jan 17, 2014

The exhibit's title, "The Forgotten Ten," refers to the estimated 10 to 20 percent of the Philippine population considered indigenous, and it highlights groups such as the Badjao, Agta, Mangyan, Tagbanua, Manobos, Kalinga, Applai, Pala'wan and more. Maentz says, "It's my hope that this exhibit will educate and help foster a heightened appreciation and respect for our indigenous brothers and sisters while emphasizing their major struggles to self-determination."

Jacob is an American freelance travel and documentary photographer currently based in Cebu City. His passion lies in creating images that communicate a strong sense of place and cultural awareness in unique, challenging situations.

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