The Tumanduk are being forced to accept P50,000 per hectare for those holding a Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title, lesser amounts for those without title. These monies could not last long.
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“Damming of rivers, changing their use or diverting their flow also means desecrating indigenous peoples’ ancestral lands and the loss of indigenous knowledge and culture.”
“Even before the Spaniards came, we were already on the land. We have lived here for centuries, and we’re still here up to now.”
“The Jalaur Dam is one of the pet projects, if not milking cows, of Senate President Franklin Drilon, one of Aquino’s leading allies.” – Environmental Network against Pork Barrel and Corruption
KALIBUTAN By LEON DULCE Bulatlat.com We find it difficult to understand why President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, in his latest national address on primetime mass media, continues to rabidly defend the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). The controversial presidential pork barrel fund, masterminded by Budget Sec. Butch Abad and BS Aquino himself, was declared unconstitutional by…