Posts by tag: Indigenous Peoples

5 years ago

Daughter saw activist father shot to death

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Daughter saw activist father shot to death

Jay-jay, 12, saw a man pulling a gun against her father Marcelo Monterona last January 3. Her instinct was to throw a stone against her dad’s attacker, but as fear overwhelmed her, she scampered to get home.

5 years ago

INDIGENOUS GARB AT SM

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A Bagobo-Tagabawa garb on display at a souvenir store at SM Annex in Ecoland Drive, is part of the city tourism’s promotion of Davao’s indigenous garb and accessories. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

BOOK REVIEW: Birang – A children’s book on Lumad heroes

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BOOK REVIEW: Birang – A children’s book on Lumad heroes

Birang ug uban pang sugilanon sa mga Bayaning Lumad sa Mindanao assumes the dual function of a school children’s book and a pastime for adult readers interested in humble beginnings, native birth, rituals and assaults. The color and realism of indigenous culture is interspersed in the universal concepts of freedom, valor, independence and patriotism—themes that are lost in the commercial pageantry and crass spectacle of Philippine indigenous festivals.

5 years ago

MATIGSALUG CHILDREN

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development XI claims these Matigsalug children from Davao City’s Baguio District attending Friday’s observance of the World Indigenous Peoples Day at the Royal Mandaya Hotel are part of the IP beneficiaries who comprise 38.5% of the total 188,501 DSWD’s Pantawid Pamilya recipients. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

5 years ago

Agusanon Manobo evacuees now in Davao City

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Agusanon Manobo evacuees now in Davao City

“Unsaon namo pag-uli nga naa pa may gyera didto sa amoa?(How are we going home when there’s still a war going on there?)” said Jocely Andaliki “At least diri, safety among paminaw, di pareha didto sa amoa nga giabog mi mismo sa among gobernor, (Here, we feel safe, not like there where our governor drove us out).”