Tags: International Indigenous Peoples Day

By GRACE UDDIN Indigenous Peoples Watch Davao Today Posted by Bulatlat DAVAO CITY— A partylist representative and leaders of indigenous peoples’ groups in Mindanao said there is no reason to celebrate the 15th year of International Day of Indigenous Peoples as the tribes continue to suffer from the atrocities of the Arroyo administration. “The Arroyo…

Some 156 representatives from the 13 municipalities of Benguet province gathered on Aug. 7 in a conference to discuss community issues and concerns on large and destructive mining and share experiences and lessons from successful struggles, which resulted to the formation of the Benguet Mining Alert and Action Network or BMAAN.  The conference resulted from…