A Library of Sagada and Igorot Legends #Sagada stories


This section includes a collection of stories and legends about Sagada and its nearby municipalities, written by different people, and lifted from different sources which are mentioned in each entry. We will do our best to constantly update this section to include more stories.

Lake Danom or Lake Banao, depending on who you ask, has been a common subject of folklore in and around Sagada since we can remember. Here are three versions of its origin story as told by different people more than 70 years ago.

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In earlier times, it is said that those who died returned to life to walk the earth again. Here is one of many stories about why the dead no longer come back to life.

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A very short tale of how the caves and the rocks in Sagada came to be.

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