Tuesday, July 25, 2017

philippines-flagThe Philippines’ indigenous population continues to be estimated at between 10% and 20% of the national population, which has been projected to currently lie at 102.9 million. The indigenous groups in the northern mountains of Luzon (Cordillera) are collectively known as Igorot while the groups on the southern island of Mindanao are collectively called Lumad. There are smaller groups collectively known as Mangyan in the central islands as well as even smaller, more scattered, groups in the central islands and Luzon. (IWGIA)

Philippines: The Cordillera Peoples Alliance strongly condemns the Maute group’s terrorist attacks in Marawi City and President Duterte’s declaration of Martial law in Mindanao

The Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) strongly condemns the Maute group’s terrorist attacks in Marawi City...

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Philippines: KATRIBU to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Impunity reigns, human rights violations against the IPs continue

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Indigenous Peoples’ Initiatives for Land Rights Recognition in Asia

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Philippines: Tribal leader shot dead in Bukidnon

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Philippines: 50 Injured as Police Vehicle Rams Indigenous Peoples Protesters

AT LEAST 50 were injured when a Manila Police District vehicle rammed indigenous peoples protesters...

Philippines: Kalinga woman tribal leader unsafe in her own land

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