“Joel Unad is a fake tribal leader who claims thousands of hectares through faulty Certificate of Ancestral Domain Titles (CADT),” PASAKA said.
Category: Indigenous Peoples
Since October 2017, Radyo Lumad has been on air eight hours a day, five times a week.
Katribu hopes to encourage more journalists to write about indigenous peoples’ struggles and aspirations.
“The whole country is kept ignorant of our plight.”
The film made by Mindanaons (Director Arbi Barbarona hails from Davao) and portrayed by the Lumad themselves is enough representative of the Southern Filipino narrative located amid the hotbed of rebellion.
“Don’t just talk with the military and the mayor, talk also with the internally displaced persons, some of them don’t even have adequate communal facilities such as toilets.”
A hundred and fifty-eight Higaonons have again been driven away from their homes by the military in Sitio Camansi, Barangay Banglay, Lagonglong, Misamis Oriental.
The BBL Law does not recognize and allow the exercise of the Moro’s right to self-determination, which include the right to have their own Constitution, their own identity, territories, own justice system, finance, armed forces and laws to utilize their natural resources and wealth, among others.
“The local government is claiming our land but our elders know the land where they and the elders before them had lived. We put up this barricade in front of the marker delineating our CADT (Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title).
“This is by far the worst attack against the indigenous peoples.”
The family of slain Lumad youth Obello Bay-ao is appealing to the Department of Justice to investigate the case of his murder.