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Friday, February 19, 2021

WATCH: History Channel features the Igorot warrior's Headhunting Axe

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Cordillera - World's biggest TV documentary History Channel featured the Igorot iconic headhunting axe on its program Forged in Fire. 

Forged in Fire is an American competition series that features bladesmiths compete in a three-round elimination contest to forge bladed weapons, with the overall winner receiving $10,000 and the show's championship title "Forged in Fire Champion".

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Season 8 of the Forged in Fire which was aired on February 19, 2021, features two bladesmiths compete in forging one of Igorot weapon used in headhunting. 

The headhunting axe also known as battle axe is used by the Igorot warriors not only for headhunting purposes by also for carving wood to make things like furniture, statues and even houses.

Watch the episode below:



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