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‘Pride of Badjaos’

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RAYMOND Amil, a 23-year-old Badjao teacher, outside his family’s shack at the Don Joaquin Enriquez Memorial Sports Complex, which is home to thousands of evacuees  JULIE S. ALIPALA

  ZAMBOANGA CITY–The odds are stacked against Raymond Amil when he started to pursue his dream of becoming a licensed teacher.   His father, Johnson, is a fisherman who barely earns enough to feed the family. His mother, Minda, stays at home. Both are illiterate.   When Raymond took the licensure exams for aspiring teachers, [...]

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Lumad evacuees ready to return to Davao del Norte home

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Over 1,000 lumad evacuees from Talaingod in Davao del Norte have agreed to return home after top military officers agreed to move out government troops from barangay (village) halls and civilian facilities in 11 sitios (sub-village) of the town’s Barangay Palma Gil for the villagers’ peaceful return.

Posted: May 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Pride in native roots shines in graduation

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Ecru Filipiniana for women and Barong Tagalog for men worn with the sablay are the usual attire combinations for University of the Philippines (UP) graduates.

Posted: May 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Badjao tribe losing home at sea

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SOLDIERS in full battle gear evoke a familiar scene as they patrol RT Lim Boulevard where members of the Badjao tribe are being evicted again to be moved far from the sea, where they make a living and which they have known to be home. PHOTO BY  JULIE S. ALIPALA

Presiana Abdusalam longs to go back to her village of Mariki in Zamboanga City. “I want to sleep to the sound of the sea,” the Badjao mother of three said.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Indigenous aspiration in Bangsamoro

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THE “WALIYAN” (main ritualist) is the man garbed in an all-white outfit with headgear. PHOTO COURTESY OF INITIATIVES FOR INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUES

Before sunrise on Wednesday, the “waliyan,” priests of the Erumanen Manuvu indigenous communities in Bukidnon province and Carmen town, North Cotabato province, held a synchronized ritual to implore the gods that their appeal to President Aquino for respect of their rights will finally be heard in the Bangsamoro governance setup.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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