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By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Did President Benigno Aquino get financial support from mining firms? If not, then why is he against regulating the operations of said companies? This was the question raised by an environmental activist during a protest against the Mining Act of 1995 on the occasion of its 15th anniversary. Kalikasan…

By ACE ALEGRE Bulatlat.com LAGAWE, Ifugao – An apology not only to Cordillerans but to all indigenous peoples of the world is being demanded by three Igorots (Cordillera natives) who experienced discrimination for wearing a native Igorot “wanes” (g-string) at former US president Bill Clinton��s forum in Manila, Nov. 10. “We went there to participate…

By NORTHERN DISPATCH Posted by Bulatlat.com MANILA — There’s another curious house call for the President. A group of indigenous peoples from different parts of the country, dressed in their traditional garb of g-strings and colorful headgear attempted to enter Malacañang Palace today to give President Benigno Aquino III the Indigenous Peoples’ (IP) Agenda, a…

By LYN V. RAMO
Cordillera Day celebrations are held during the death anniversary of Macliing Dulag who has become a symbol of struggle and hope for the Cordillera people. This year, indigenous peoples’ from different regions in the country gathered to come up with a common agenda to be presented to the next government.

By LYN V. RAMO Bulatlat.com MANILA — One of the alleged bogus party list groups did not show up at yesterday’s hearing on the disqualification case filed against it before the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Katribu party list earlier filed the case against Eugenio Insigne, first nominee of Agapay ng Indigenous Peoples Rights Alliance (A-IPRA).…

PRESS RELEASE April 10, 2010 Davao City — National indigenous sectoral group KATRIBU Partylist challenged local candidates to address the logging problem in Davao City as it received reports from Manobo leaders in Brgy. Malabog, Paquibato District regarding the illegal logging operations in the area. Area reports say illegal logging activities are being conducted in…

NEWS RELEASE April 11, 2010 DAVAO CITY – After receiving reports that the military is conducting partisan electoral campaigning from among college students–campaigning directed against members of the progressive partylists, the Pagbabago, People’s Movement for Change – a People’s watchdog and leaders of different church groups urged the Commission on Election to investigate and bar…

PRESS RELEASE April 10, 2010 Davao City — National indigenous sectoral group KATRIBU Partylist challenged local candidates to address the logging problem in Davao City as it received reports from Manobo leaders in Brgy. Malabog, Paquibato District regarding the illegal logging operations in the area. Area reports say illegal logging activities are being conducted in…

By ZOFIA LEAL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Three local candidates in Ilocos Norte province received letters from anonymous sender last March 24 demonizing Makabayan party senatorial candidates Satur Ocampo and Liza Maza and progressive party list groups. The letter branded Ocampo as a “butcher and murderer” in the Southern Tagalog and Bicol regions for allegedly leading…

By Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com CORDILLERA Region – The Katribu party list has been gaining the support of indigenous peoples from the Cordillera region. In the first two weeks of the month, the party list group held its conventions in Abra and Mountain Province. Almost 220 participants representing 25 out of the 27 municipalities…