Mahigit apat-na-pung taon na po ang pakikibaka ng mga mamamayan ng Cordillera. Mahigit 40 taon ng sama-sama at militanteng pagkilos ng mga katutubong mamamayan upang depensahan ang aming lupang ninuno at kamtin ang karapatan sa sariling pagpapasya sa anyo ng tunay na panrehiyong awtonomya.
Most of us thought rallies are a waste of time, energy and even pointless. However, when the young Kalinga woman spoke passionately, with her voice breaking, we felt the need to support her and the Kalinga people and their campaign against Chevron’s geothermal project. Most of us yearned to help and stand by her.
QUEZON CITY — On October 13, more than 3,000 national minorities that include indigenous peoples and Moro from Luzon, Vizayas and Mindanao gathered at Morayta in Manila City and marched to Mendiola as part of their national caravan for self-determination and just peace.
MANILA – Community residents from Mankayan, Benguet and Didipio, Nueva Vizcaya along with progressive from North Luzon staged a series of protest actions at the doors of the headquarters of two major mining firms in Makati on October 13.
TAGUIG CITY — Cordilleran tribes took to the streets of Bonifacio Global City, October 13, to decry SN Aboitiz Power Group (Snap)’s 350-MW hydroelectric project in Ifugao.
TARLAC CITY — Around 200 indigenous peoples and peasants from Cordillera, Cagayan Valley and Central Luzon provinces staged a protest action at the front gates of Camp Servillano Aquino, the headquarters of the Northern Luzon command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, in Tarlac City last October 12.
Mahigpit na nakikiisa ang mamamayan ng Cagayan Valley sa inilulunsad na Lakbayan 2016 ng mga magsasaka at katutubo sa buong bansa. Isa itong patunay na hindi magkakahiwalay ang mga usapin at problema ng lahat ng magsasaka, katutubo, kabataan at iba pang aping sektor at uri sa lipunang Pilipino.
On October 13, more than 3,000 national minorities that include indigenous peoples and Moro from Luzon, Vizayas and Mindanao gathered at Morayta in Manila City and marched to Mendiola as part of their national caravan for self-determination and just peace.