DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Twelve indigenous peoples’ communities fled their homes in Surigao del Sur due to the heavy military…
A group of indigenous people cried foul on Wednesday, January 10, over an alleged blocking of food being transported to remote villages in Kapalong, Davao del Norte.
“I was fascinated at their curriculum,” he related, and was amazed that in the midst of their suffering, the children have continued to struggle for the right to education.
At least five armed men allegedly entered a school compound over the weekend without seeking permission from teachers.
The indigenous peoples from various regions and Moro tribes joined the caravan in a bid to present their plight before the various government agencies in the country’s seat of power— Manila.
The Lumad evacuees in the provincial sports center in Tandag City, Surigao del Sur are returning to their communities on Friday, September 2.
Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez visited the temporary shelter of indigenous people’s evacuees inside the United Church of Christ in the Philippines Haran compound in Father Selga street, Davao City on Friday afternoon, August 5.
Leaders of progressive groups from Mindanao said they talked with President Rodrigo Duterte about the agenda of the Lumads in Mindanao in a meeting the President called for them after he gave his first State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 25.
More than a hundred residents of Barangay Manuel Guianga here buried Herme Alegre, a tribal school officer who was killed in an attack by armed men on their way home from a meeting.
Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo said that the agency is ready to assist Lumad evacuees who are occupying an area inside the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) Haran, pending an order from President Rodrigo Duterte.