Author Archives: KATH M. CORTEZ

3 months ago

NCIP insists on rejecting elected IP Man Rep

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NCIP insists on rejecting elected IP Man Rep

The National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP) has firmly stood to its decision not to issue a Certificate of Affirmation for Cherry Ann Ortiz-Codilla as the city’s next Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR).

3 months ago

3 sisterhood pacts inked

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3 sisterhood pacts inked

The City Council here successfully signed sisterhood agreements with three major local government units in the country to strengthen partnership and cooperation.

3 months ago

Datu Guibang is Manobos’ beacon of struggle

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Datu Guibang is Manobos’ beacon of struggle

It was in 1994 when Datu Tungig Mansumuy-at started to witness how its leader Datu Guibang Apoga, showed his strength of character to lead the Ata-Manobo tribe in the hinterlands of Talaingod to fight back in defense of Pantaron Range, the tribe’s frontier homeland.

3 months ago

OATH TAKING

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OATH TAKING

Newly elected barangay officials in Davao City take their oath before Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio at the Davao City Recreation Center on Monday, June 25, 2018. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)