Tags: NCIP

BY LYN V. RAMO, NORDIS Bulatlat.com In another display of people’s unity, indigenous peasant communities and advocates from the middle sector in Kalinga province banded together to put a stop to all corporate mining activities in the province. TABUK, Kalinga (330 kms, north of Manila) — Indigenous peasant communities and advocates from the middle sector…

Dumagat, Remontado and Mangyan indigenous peoples from Southern Tagalog picketed the office of the National Commission Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) in Quezon City where they held a traditional blood-letting ritual of a native chicken. The protest action was to condemn the enactment and seven-year implementation of the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA) which they say is…