Articles with the tag "indigenous" (22)

Situated about 70 kilometers from the port city of General Santos, Lake Sebu municipality spans 89 kilometers and can be found in the upper Allah Valley near the municipality of Surallah. It has rolling hills, mountain forests and three lakes devoted to aquaculture, the largest of which is the beautiful Lake Sebu, which covers 354 hectares.
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Published on 12/12/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture
Tags: Cotabato, indigenous, lake, people, Sebu, Tboli
On the morning of October 26, 2015 some 700 indigenous peoples from Mindanao arrived at the University of the Philippines in Diliman to a rousing welcome from a huge crowd of supporters. Wearing their native costumes, the Lumad people were in a caravan called “Manilakbayan” that had traveled from Surigao City to Eastern Visayas and then had crossed over to Luzon to highlight their call to stop human rights violations in various Lumad communities.
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Published on 29/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: People, Stories
Tags: indigenous, Mindanao, people
One of southern Mindanao’s indigenous people, the T’boli are concentrated in Kiamba, Maitum, and Surallah in South Cotabato. As settlers from other Philippine islands arrived, the T’boli gradually withdrew to the mountain slopes and lived in scattered villages.
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Published on 02/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: indigenous, Mindanao, Tboli
The Hanunoo inhabit southern Mindoro Island, particularly in the towns of Mansalay and San Pedro. Their language is known as Hanunoo-Mangyan, or simply Mangyan. Unlike many other Filipino languages, Hanunoo-Mangyan has a written script, so that many members of the tribe can read and write. Their system of writing is descended from the ancient Sanskrit alphabet.
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Published on 01/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Hanunoo, indigenous, Mindoro, tribes
The eight indigenous tribes of Mindoro have known no other home since prehistory, although their ancestors probably migrated from Indonesia. (The seventh-largest island in the Philippines, Mindoro is part of the MIMAROPA Region and is divided into two provinces, Oriental Mindoro and Occidental Mindoro.)
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Published on 01/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Buhid, indigenous, Mindoro, tribes
The eight indigenous tribes of Mindoro have known no other home since prehistory, although their ancestors probably migrated from Indonesia. (The seventh-largest island in the Philippines, Mindoro is part of the MIMAROPA Region and is divided into two provinces, Oriental Mindoro and Occidental Mindoro.) The tribes, which are referred to by the general term "Mangyan," comprise the Alangan, Bangon, Buhid, Hanunoo, Iraya, Ratagnon, Tadyawan, and Tawbuid.
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Published on 01/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Bangon, indigenous, Mindoro, tribes
The eight indigenous tribes of Mindoro have known no other home since prehistory, although their ancestors probably migrated from Indonesia. (The seventh-largest island in the Philippines, Mindoro is part of the MIMAROPA Region and is divided into two provinces, Oriental Mindoro and Occidental Mindoro.)
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Published on 01/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Alangan, indigenous, Mindoro, tribes
Biao is an upland community in Sultan Kudarat located 500m above sea level. It is an IP Manobo village with 191 households. Logging and hunting are the main source of income of the people. Families don’t stay in a place permanently because of nomadic lifestyle. Men don’t plant but were more of “warriors” while their wives are the farmers. Reports of death due to starvation occurred several times.
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Published on 25/02/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Biao, indigenous, Manobo, people
The Lumad are a group of non-Muslim indigenous people in the southern Philippines. It is a Cebuano term meaning "native" or "indigenous". The term is short for Katawhang Lumad (Literally: "indigenous people"), the autonym officially adopted by the delegates of the Lumad Mindanao Peoples Federation (LMPF) founding assembly on 26 June 1986 at the Guadalupe Formation Center, Balindog, Kidapawan, Cotabato, Philippines.
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Published on 25/02/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: indigenous, Lumad, people
I recently returned back from a ten day trip to Mindanao earlier this week. My travels took me to Surigao del Sur where I was working on a mangrove and coastal environmental project that I wrote about in my previous post. (A quick update: the photo exhibit of this project and the Sagip Wakatan Program was a success. It brought together people from different sectors of the community, informing and educating them about the importance of their mangroves)
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Published on 25/02/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Blaan, indigenous, Soccsksargen