Support the indigenous people school through: Raise the educational materials such as paper, notebooks , pencils, pens, crayons and educational toys. Support for the printing of educational materials ( books , modules , courses , teaching aids ), based on culture and daily life of the Lumad in Mindanao, to be used by Indigenous Peoples […]
THE PHILIPPINES is an archipelago and mountainous country approximately covering 30 million hectares of land surrounded by the Pacific, China and Celebes Seas. It comprises 7,100 islands with major islands grouped into three major geographical regions: Luzon in the north, Visayas in the central region, and Mindanao in the south. It is home to around […]
Pandarambong ng likas yaman, pagkasira ng kalikasan, pagpapalayas sa mga katutubo at paglabag sa karapatang pantao – ito ang napala ng mamamayang Pilipino makaraan ang 20 taon ng pagiral ng Philippine Mining Act of 1995 (PMA95).
At around 9:00 AM today, March 24, Tata Baito a member of TINDOGA, an indigenous organization in Bukidnon, was killed after being shot by the security personnel of landlord Pablo “Poling” Lorenzo. Two others, Japsem Bagna and Ricky Tumbaga are badly wounded as bullets grazed their upper bodies. The victims were members of the Tribal […]
Uranda* of the Lumads for Pope Francis ((Originally written in lumad dialect, translated by Prof. Agustin “Don” Pagusara. Uranda is a traditional lumad chant/lyric-poem which expressing stories of personal yearnings, aspiration and conquests of the Lumad)) We have come to you, we Indigenous Peoples of Mindanao. We have been thrown into these mountain places where we […]
“Invisible” (Hindi makita) – Ito marahil ang maglalarawan kung paano tinitingnan ng pamahalaang BS Aquino ang mga katutubo, ang kalagayan at mga hinaing nila. Pagkatapos ng apat na taong panunungkulan nito, wala itong nailatag na patakaran at programa na tunay na magpapagaan sa kanilang kalagayan. Bagkus lalo lamang tumindi ang kahirapan ng mga katutubo sa […]
“Aquino is a world class liar”, this was the reaction of the indigenous youth under the Kabataan para sa Tribung Pilipino (KATRIBU) on Aquino’s statement at the Asia-Europe Meeting Manila Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management that he is “trying to climate-proof our path to progress” According to Reagan De Vela, spokesperson of KATRIBU, […]
“You ask if we own the land and mock us iwhere is your title? When we query the meaning of your words you answer with haunting arrogance ‘where are the documents to prove that you own the land?’. Such arrogance to speak of owning the land when you shall be owned by it. How can […]
The Manobo People’s Exodus is a Continuing Struggle for Justice & Peace and the Quest for Land Rights and Self – Determination Urgent Appeal of PASAKA (Federation of Lumad Organizations in Southern Mindanao) On April 2, in Talaingod, Davao Del Norte, after a series of aerial bombings and intense militarization of civilian communities, while […]
Kilalanin ang buhay, kultura at pakikibaka ng mga katutubong mangyan sumama sa Mangyan day 2014. Samama na ay makipamuhay kanila . Makipagugnayan sa 4125340 hanapin si Ms. Pinky De Leon.
Secretary Gazmin’s call for us Filipinos to rally against the China’s incursion into Philippine territory seems like a true patriot. A call that every Juan and Maria should heed. But the Secretary’s call is of a misplaced and hypocritical ‘patriotism’. He literally calls for the Filipinos to rally against China’s imperial designs while he implores […]