Culture

Datu Guibang is Manobos’ beacon of struggle

Datu Guibang is Manobos’ beacon of struggle

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Jun 26, 2018

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.

Director of Lumad film bags awards

Director of Lumad film bags awards

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Jun 16, 2018

Davaoeño director Arnel Barbarona went home victorious after being named Best Director in two award giving bodies: the 41st Gawad Urian Awards and the 66th Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences or FAMAS for the film “Tu Pug Imatuy.”

Paint for peace held to rebuild Marawi

Paint for peace held to rebuild Marawi

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Apr 25, 2018

The Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) opened its weeklong Paint for Peace to Rebuild Marawi exhibit last April 24 at the Art Portal Gallery for Contemporary Art in Paseo de Legaspi to showcase the artworks made by young artists who were displaced during the Marawi conflict.

UST to support Manobo Lumad school

UST to support Manobo Lumad school

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Apr 23, 2018

The University of Santo Tomas (UST) community outreach department partnered with a Lumad school here to mark the university’s thrust to support accessible education for indigenous people of Mindanao.

A different kind of graduation

A different kind of graduation

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Apr 16, 2018

It was a joyous moment for Lumad schoolchildren — no strangers to fear and terror — who marched like ordinary carefree graduates, upbeat and oozing with pride.