Lumads

Philippines: Lumad women, their inter-generational struggle for self-determination

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Like other women of society, the Lumad women have taken various roles in their society. From farming to raising children while their husbands go hunting, they have also taken a wider role of being the voice of their communities. Such role is not new in the indigenous peoples’ communities, as they …

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The story of Pipoy and Bandam: The aspirations of Lumad children for a free and Lumad-relevant education

This documentary presents the experiences of Lumad children living in communities that are under attack due to resistance against militarization and resource extraction activities such as foreign large-scale mining, plantation and the like. Pipoy and Bandam represent the aspirations of Lumad children whose dreams include acquiring a free and Lumad-relevant education that is constantly put …

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Voices of indigenous women human rights defenders from the Philippines

The non-recognition of indigenous peoples’ rights to their ancestral lands in the Philippines remains to be their core problem. The laws and policies promulgated by the Philippine government, especially those that pertain to the use and ownership of lands, deprive the indigenous peoples the right to manage, own, control and utilise their territories and resources …

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Philippines: #StopLumadKillings

Facebook Twitter Related Statemens No new related statements yet!!! Related News Philippines: Lumad women, their inter-generational struggle for self-determination August 14, 2019 DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Like other women of society, the Lumad women have taken various roles in their society. From farming to raising children while … Read More → Related Videos The story …

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