• GENERATION GAP

    GENERATION GAP. The old one looks at passers-by while the young one is pre-occupied with her cellphone, shows the generation gap even among Lumad, as they keep watch of their indigenous house exhibit for the Kadayawan Festival at Magsaysay Park in Davao City. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • MADAYAW

    Young girls from an indigenous tribe flash sweet smiles to visitors and tourists during the opening program of 2019 Kadayawan Festival on Friday, August 2, at the Magsaysay Park in Davao City. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

  • ‘DU-DIRTY BIN’

    Protesters clean up their picket line and throw litter in a waste bin with an image of President Rodrigo Duterte covered in parasites, depicting the “rotten Duterte administration” after holding a protest at the Freedom Park in Davao City in time for the President’s fourth State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 22, 2019. (Ken E. Cagula/davaotoday.com)

  • TEACHER’S PLEA

    Lumad school volunteer teacher Leah Mae Serra gets emotional in a press conference on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the UCCP Haran evacuation center in Davao City. Thinking about the hardship of Lumad children, Serra slammed the DepEd for suspending the operations of Salugpongan schools “on baseless accusations.” (Ken E. Cagula/davaotoday.com)

  • HOMECOMING

    Members of the Manobo-Pulangihon tribe from Quezon, Bukidnon, ready to go back home after their arrival at the Cagayan de Oro port Monday night. The group escaped from their employer in Pangasinan whom they accused of maltreating them. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)

  • BALINGOAN PORT

    Boys cling to a rope as they climb the boat that ferries passengers from Balingoan, Misamis Oriental to Benoni, Camiguin and vice versa. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)

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