Posts by tag: manobo

4 years ago

UVU

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UVU

An Uvu-Manobo plays his Kulintang instrument at the Rizal Park during the opening of the 29th Kadayawan Festival. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)

5 years ago

MANOBOS RECEIVED RELIEF

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The Agusan Manobos return to Loreto, Agusan del Sur and received these relief package from cause oriented groups and LGUs from Davao. Their trip back Saturday from Davao was met by various checkpoints in Comval and Agusan del Sur that delayed their trip for hours. (contributed photo by Johnny Urbina)

5 years ago

PEACEFUL ONLY IN SLEEP

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This Agusanon Manobo family sleeps off their exhaustion in Bankeohan Gym after riding eight hours to Davao City to seek refuge. Some 500 Manobos fled their village in Loreto, Agusan del Sur from military troops 24, and were not welcomed by their governor when they sought his help. (davaotoday.com photo by MEDEL V. HERNANI)

9 years ago

Coming Home

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By CHERYLL FIEL
After one month and 13 days at the evacuation camp, the Manobo evacuees finally went home to Lianga on August 30. Aboard a convoy of 40 trucks to barangay Diatagon, the lumads left the grounds of the Diocese of Tandag that served as their evacuation camp. But barely a month after coming home, the soldiers are back again, recruiting them to the Task Force Gantangan, a paramilitary group to fight the government�s war against the insurgents.