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Comelec sets satellite registration for indigenous people


The satellite registration for Indigenous Peoples will start on Sunday (October 26) in Bukidnon, the Commission on Election (Comelec) announced on Saturday.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Heard on Inquirer Radio 990AM: Soliman on Christmas ‘solicitors’

Christmas is fast approaching and we expect the arrival in Metro Manila of different minority groups from other places. To stop them from coming here, we want to help them celebrate the holiday season in their area.—Social Welfare and Development Secretary Dinky Soliman

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Lumad’ caught in crossfire

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MEMBERS of Ata-Manobo tribe wait for food packs being distributed by the local government of Kapalong town in Davao del Norte province. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

With just bolos and antiquated rifles in their arsenal, 30-year-old Rolly Sahay and dozens of Ata-Manobo men in the forests of Gupitan were bold enough to openly express anger against the communist New People’s Army (NPA).

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Duterte urged to help stop militia war vs NPA in Davao Norte

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Indigenous people’s groups have sought the help of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to intercede in the pangayaw (tribal war) waged by the paramilitary group Alamara against the communist New People’s Army (NPA) in the village of Gupitan, Kapalong, Davao del Norte, saying the move would only result in bloodshed.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Panay tribe leaders hit efforts to discredit them


Tribal leaders of Panay Island’s largest indigenous people’s (IP) group have decried efforts to discredit IP leaders and members opposing a controversial P11.2-billion mega dam project in Iloilo province.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »