Niña Christelle Sumintac - Researcher Profile


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Miss Niña Christelle M. Sumintac has received a certification as a cultural mapper through the Cultural Mapping Facilitators Training and Certification Program for Batch 11 by Grupo Kalinangan Incorporated (GKI). She finished her Bachelor of Secondary Education, major in Social Studies at the MMSU-College of Teacher Education. She has earned 33 units in the MMSU Graduate School and is currently working on her thesis that focuses on the documentation of material culture of Ilocos Norte. She is currently a college instructor at MMSU where she handles courses, such as Philippine Indigenous Communities, Readings in Philippine History, and The Contemporary World. She has presented collaborative researches at the 2021 International Mother Language Conference and Festival, the 2019 Philippine Folklore Conference, and the 2019 NAKEM International Conferences. Her field of research is focused on Philippine history, local culture, and women’s studies. Her current research works are, Contextualizing Banga, Tupig, and Suka ti Basi in the K to 3 Curriculum (a collaborative research endeavor with CHED Magic 7 and University of Saskatchewan, Canada, and the Panangibangon iti Tumbatumba: Documentation and Investigation of an Ilokano Fiesta on Remembering the Dead, a research funded by the National Commission for the Culture and the Arts,

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