Posts by tag: lumad

6 months ago

Moro and Lumad youth relive indigenous games in Dula Kadayawan

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Moro and Lumad youth relive indigenous games in Dula Kadayawan

Today’s young generation may be engrossed with mobile and video games, but in this year’s Dula Kadayawan (Kadayawan Games), part of Davao City’s Kadayawan festivity, young indigenous and Moro people got to participate and showcase their traditional games to the public, untouched by modernization.

3 years ago

Who’s afraid of critical students?

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Who’s afraid of critical students?

But there can be no further wondering why government feels threatened by progressive education. State forces insist that they “rescued” Lumad students—they rescued them from further learning how government assists in the corporate plunder of their ancestral lands, from realizing the potential of their collective strength as our young heroes then realized their collective strength.

3 years ago

REFLECTION: Scandals?

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REFLECTION: Scandals?

Why? They had no weapons nor drugs or anything illegal. They were only holding class peacefully. The police called the raid a rescue, but the videos convict the attackers as criminals. That was a scandal of terrifying violence against children.

3 years ago

UCCP Bishop to NTF-ELCAC: ‘No abuse and child trafficking at Haran shelter’

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UCCP Bishop to NTF-ELCAC: ‘No abuse and child trafficking at Haran shelter’

A group of Manobo evacuees seeking refuge inside the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) Haran compound decried on the repeated accusations of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) that ‘’bakwit schools’ train child warriors and earn profit from taking shelter in the cities to expose their plight in the communities they temporarily left behind.