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Youth speak: Igorotak latta!

Cordillera Day celebration taught me that indigenous culture survives as part of the Igorots’ long history of protecting ancestral lands. Back then, I wasn’t exactly proud of being Igorot, but I didn’t deny it either. With all that I have learned, I came to embrace my ethnicity.

Pinol offers loans to Benguet farmers

Pinol said DA is now moving towards financing farmers through a loan program to address procurement irregularities on April 27 at the Benguet Agri-Pinoy Trading Center (BAPTC). The secretary was at the BAPTC to talk to farmers regarding the programs of his agency.

Teachers hold IPED consultation in Cordillera Day

With the rampant discrimination and misrepresentation of the IPs’ history and culture in textbooks and mainstream media, a big challenge is posed to the teachers and educators to work together in battling misinformation and providing an IP education that genuinely teaches the rich history of the IPs.

Methodist church supports IP’s rejection of NIA project

The congregation said that their action is anchored on their purpose to “seek to remain responsive to the call of God to love Him and to love other people.” They emphasized that the government is responsible to ensure the “just and peaceful sharing” of the natural resources, and development “must be for everyone” and “respect basic human rights.”

Increase in excise tax is not sound – Taguiwalo

Judy Taguiwalo, former DSWD secretary said it would be better to scrap the increase in excise tax rather than going through too much trouble distributing P200 per month to the identified 10 million poorest of the poor families.

Panangibunong ti 4Ps Card, awanan urnos

Saan a nalappedan dagiti benepisyaryo ti Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) iti daytoy a lugar nga iyebkas ti pannakadismayada ti sistema ti panangibunong ti napabaro a 4Ps card. Para kanyada, “nagulo”, “kurang ti panagplano” ken “awanan konsiderasyon” ti inpaawag ti Department of Social Welfare and Development a distribusyon para iti 128 a barangay ti syudad idi Abril 28.

Gapu iti Harabas, tulong kiddaw ti mannalon

“Rinibribu a mannalon ti sibuyas ti apektado iti intero a Pangasinan gapu iti panagatake ti Harabas. Adu kanyami ti awan ti nagmaayan ti halos uppat a bulan a nagbanbanugan ken tinartaripatomi a sibuyas,” kuna ni Roberto Fernandez ti Namnama iti Filipino.

MAT Cordillera launched on Cordillera Day

As part of the 34th Cordillera Day celebrations at Pacday Quinio Elementary School here in Baguio City; Igorot elders, martial law survivors, local officials, teachers and youth among others representing the six provinces and two cities of the Cordillera signed a declaration of unity to resist tyranny and uphold democracy.

Tiranikal ang Rehimeng Duterte – Taguiwalo

“Malinaw na tiranikal ang rehimeng Duterte: malupit, mapang-api at di makatarungan sa pagtrato sa mamamayan laluna doon sa mga kritikal sa kanya,” sabi ng propesor mula Unibersidad ng Pilipinas Diliman.