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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.
Karapatan’s secretary general Hanimay Suazo said Pedro Tinga, a 57-year old tribal leader in Barangay Malamodao, was killed in an operation by the Philippine Army’s Alpha Company of the 71st Battalion last Friday.
The research study by University of the Philippines physicist, Kim Gargar, is supposed to guide a disaster response group on the how to rehabilitate certain Typhoon Pablo ravaged areas in Compostela Valley, a private welfare group said.
Matigsalug leader Cristina Lantao said troops from the Army’s 25th Infantry Battalion arrived in their community in Sitio Bermuda, Purok 4 on Wednesday and told them they would occupy their village while conducting a three-week operation against the New People’s Army.
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)
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.
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)
by Don Pagusara Davao Today My neighbors ask: Sir, unsana man ningmgapanghitabokaronsaatongkatilingban? Nagkagrabena man ang paggamit og armas pagsulbad og mga…
“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).”