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ALL THAT FITS | Food, glorious food

Food is a joyful thing. Sharing food is much more joyous. Thus, it was my great joy to be in a gathering to celebrate food (and eat some) during the launching of Heirloom Recipes of the Cordillera. How wonderful to have a book on traditional knowledge on food selection and preparation at the same time express one’s indigenous identity. Such persistence is also an expression of self-determination.

AS THE BAMBOOS SWAY | Damn the dam

By RUDY D. LIPORADA www.nordis.net (Editors note: The following is an excerpt from the Author’s novel, Cordillera Red Rising, published with Amazon.com) …

China-funded Chico Pump Irrigation violates IP rights

Besides the onerous agreement that governs the financial loan for Chico River Pump Irrigation Project in Pinukpuk, Kalinga province, the Cordillera Peoples Alliance is also raising the violation of indigenous people (IPs) rights committed by the project proponents.

NPA marks 50th anniversary with offensive against PNP

Communist-rebels in Mountain Province marked the Golden Anniversary of the New People’s Army today, Mar 29, with an attack against operating troops from the Philippine National Police-Regional Public Safety Battalion (RPSB) Cordillera at around 9:30 AM in Bauko municipality

WEEKLY REFLECTIONS | Prayerful mothers

“Lord Almighty, look at me, your servant! See my trouble and remember me! Don’t forget me! If you give me a son, I promise that I will dedicate him to you for his whole life and that he will never have his hair cut” – I Samuel 1:11

Reds say Kalinga encounter “fake news”

The Lejo Cawilan Command-New People’s Army Kalinga said military report regarding an encounter in the boundary of Buaya and Mabaca, Balbalan town on Mar 20 is “fake news.”