Manobo woman chieftain Bai Bibyaon Ligkayan Bigkay, defender of Mindanao Lumad schools and Pantaron Range, is firm that she is not coming home.
DAVAO CITY – The Manobo evacuees, the last batch of 21 families remaining in UCCP Haran, return to Talaingod after…
The coronavirus pandemic and multiple claimants of a contested land in Quezon town, Bukidnon have caused the delay in the issuance of the Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title, an official of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples in Northern Mindanao said.
A lumad community driven out from their land which they claimed as their ancestral domain and opted to live on the periphery of their ancestral domain in Quezon town in Bukidnon is optimistic they could return to their homes soon.
The Salugpongan Community Learning Center is asking the Department of Education (DepEd) Region 11 to produce the report of National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon that served as basis for the suspension of its 55 campuses in Talaingod, Davao del Norte.
More than 300 individuals from remote Lumad communities in Surigao del Sur fled from their homes early this week due to the series of aerial bombings and harassments, a local Lumad leader reported.
A group advocating education for indigenous peoples is urging the Department of Education (DepEd) in the region to order the government forces to leave the lumad communities so that the children can continue schooling in the lumad schools at Talaingod, Davao del Norte.
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.
A tribal leader has expressed his dismay over the resetting of the peace talks between the Duterte administration and the communist rebels saying the indigenous peoples (IPs) of Mindanao are the first victims of the ongoing armed conflict being waged by the guerrillas against the government.
Attacks and harassments of indigenous people’s schools and communities have continued, the organization Save our Schools Network has reported.