VIGAN CITY — Revolutionary forces in Ilocos commended the Negotiating Panel of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) for “achieving significant advancement in the peace process”.
BAGUIO CITY — The most atrocious situation for a village leader is to feel unsafe in her own ancestral territory. During the height of tribal wars in Kalinga, a tribe member is safest in the ili (village). It is then infuriating that state armed forces are threatening the security of village leaders in their own land.
BAGUIO CITY — With the undying issues of regional autonomy and the current state of indigenous socio political structures in the region, the Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) in collaboration with the Cordillera Administrative Region Association of State Universities and Colleges (CARASUC), University of the Philippines Baguio, and the Regional Development Council through the National Economic Development Authority-CAR collaborated on two major activities to tackle these issues.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — The town council of this capital town approved on August 23 a resolution asking the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to devolve to the local government the management of the town’s four communal forests.
KORONADAL CITY – More than 5,000 lumad from South Cotabato, Sarangani, Sultan Kudarat, General Santos City, North Cotabato, and Davao del Sur converged on Monday for a weeklong campout in this city to demand for the stop of the operations of logging concession of Consunji and large-scale mining of Sagittarius Mines Inc (SMI) and support the ongoing peace talks between the Duterte administration and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).
In Mindanao, there are schools put up by the Lumads and their partners to provide free and alternative education for their children. As a teacher and advocate of indigenous peoples rights, education and culture, I am honestly impressed with these schools.
VIGAN CITY, Ilocos Sur — August 20, 2016, Kabataan Partylist Ilocos, along with the Central Board of Students Divine Word College of Vigan, victoriously held the “What Is To Be Done”, A forum on updates on the West Philippine Sea Dispute, with Kabataan Partylist Congresswoman Sarah Elago as speaker.
VIGAN, Ilcos Sur — Kabataan Partylist Ilocos urges Ilocos Sur Board member Mika Mendoza to fulfill her vow of uniting with the organization for the implementation of youth activities and campaigns in the province.
Naangay ti Libro Ilokano 2016: 2nd Ilokano Book Fair idi Agosto 26-27, 2016 sadiay University of the Philippines Baguio. Tampok ditoy ti pannakailako dagiti libro nga Ilokano nga impablaak ti Gunglo dagiti Mannurat nga Ilokano (GUMIL) Fiilipinas ken dadduma pay nga independent publishers.
The lives of the Cordillera heroes and martyrs are a testament to the rich history of resistance and defiance of the region against colonization and the incursion of multinational corporations into the territories of the Igorots.
BAGUIO CITY — Tongtongan Ti Umili-CPA welcomes the formal resumption of peace talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) which started this 22nd of August at Oslo, Norway.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — The municipal council of La Trinidad, the capital town of Benguet province passed a resolution asking the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to open a temporary residual containment area while waiting for the completion of their engineered sanitary landfill.
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