Photo from the Facebook page of DepEd-PRIME (Philippines' Response to Indigenous Peoples' and Muslim Education), accompanying a short article about "The Story of Pamana Ka as Told by a Mangyan".

How do we take Mathematics out of classrooms and into the real world of work, tradition, and everyday life? Making abstract mathematical concepts as real and concrete to mathematics learners has always been a challenge. This is certainly the case too for Indigenous students. One possible answer is ethnomathematics, the study of the intersection of mathematics and culture, which is now finding its way int the Philippine government’s Indigenous Peoples’ Education (IPEd) program.