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Army links BIFF to Maguindanao mayor’s ambush, harassment

By Edwin Fernandez and Noel Punzalan  EVACUEES. Some of the displaced families who left their homes in Barangay Itaw, South Upi, Maguindanao following the harassment by BIFF gunmen in their village on New Year’s Day. The evacuees have started returning home Monday (Jan. 4, 2020) after military troopers have been detailed in the area. (Photo courtesy of … Continue reading

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DICT provides free Wi-Fi to IP community in Baguio

MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– An indigenous peoples (IP) community in a remote barangay in Baguio City has received three new Free Wi-Fi sites, enabling access to Internet connectivity and online learning, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said. The three new sites were installed in Barangay Happy Hallow during the first week of August, specifically … Continue reading

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IPs to int’l community: ‘Help save our culture, youth from dying’ By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Armed with the mission to save their culture and the next generation of their tribes, eight leaders of Filipino indigenous people (IP) appealed to the members of the European community to stop funding the front … Continue reading

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IP leaders retell CPP-NPA ‘deceptions’ in Malacañang

IP leaders retell CPP-NPA ‘deceptions’ in Malacañang By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Indigenous Peoples (IPs) leaders on Wednesday retold their stories on the ‘’deceptions’’ of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) against the residents of far-flung communities in the Philippines. In a press briefing in Malacañang following … Continue reading

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Los Angeles county Filipino-American exec vows to share Indigenous Peoples leaders’ stories

LA county Fil-Am exec vows to share IP leaders’ stories By Gigie Arcilla   LOS ANGELES, California (Philippines News Agency) – A Filipino American (Fil-Am) Cerritos City official admitted he was moved by the stories of indigenous peoples’ (IPs) leaders and vowed to share them after meeting with him at the City Hall here on July … Continue reading

Mayor Sara defers action on IPMR selection pending court decision
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Mayor Sara defers action on IPMR selection pending court decision

Mayor Sara defers action on IPMR selection pending court decision By Lilian Mellejor DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Mayor Sara Z. Duterte said she will be abstaining from participating in the selection of the Indigenous Peoples’ Mandatory Representative (IPMR) to the City Council pending the decision of the lower court on the legal action … Continue reading

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Reds maneuvering truth on Ocampo arrest: DavNorte guv

Reds maneuvering truth on Ocampo arrest: DavNorte guvBy Earl Jed Roque MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Davao del Norte Governor Anthony del Rosario on Monday said leftist organizations use indigenous people (IPs) “to push their own agenda,” and accused them of maneuvering the truth. This, after former Bayan Muna party-list lawmaker Satur Ocampo and his … Continue reading

Filipino delegates arrive in Canada to raise awareness on effects of mining to indigenous communities in Philippines
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Filipino delegates arrive in Canada to raise awareness on effects of mining to indigenous communities in Philippines

News Release Filipino Delegation tour Canada to raise awareness on the affects of Canadian mining to indigenous communities in the Philippines. Migrante Alberta is hosting the Alberta leg of this Canada wide tour. Ecumenical organization KAIROS sponsors a five-person delegation from the Philippines, March 20 to April 5. The delegate will visit several Canadian cities … Continue reading