Day: March 24, 2011

By Kimberlie Olmaya Ngabit-Quitasol Northern Dispatch Reposted by Bulatlat.com The determination of the people of Lacub, Abra is like a mighty river mastering mountain slopes and rugged valleys flowing toward the open sea. This determination has been described in songs Salidummay and Danum written by Dapayan ti Kultura iti Kordilyera (DKK, Center for Cordillera Peoples…

By Alma B. Sinumlag Northern Dispatch Reposted by Bulatlat.com LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Residents of Phase 3, Gambang, Bakun are up in arms against mining companies Royalco and Vale. The residents have organized themselves against all attempts of the company to bring drilling machinery into the area, and families have taken it upon themselves to…