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Duterte to find investors for ancestral domains

Feb 01, 2018 - 9:22 PM

Duterte, who is aware this idea could spark controversy among the Lumad, tells the leaders opening these areas to investors would be a way for them to generate wealth

Lumad on equal footing with Moro in proposed entity – Iqbal

Nov 27, 2017 - 8:12 AM

Mohagher Iqbal says laws that protect non-Islamized tribes will be recognized in the proposed Bangsamoro entity

LUMADS' WISH. The tribal leaders in Mindanao insist on a Bangsamoro entity that recognizes their right to ancestral domain​. Photo by Mick Basa

Why the Lumad are asking for another version of BBL

Sep 02, 2017 - 6:07 PM

Teduray leader Timuay Santos Unsad says the current version of the proposed BBL does not include provisions protecting non Islamized indigenous tribes

Katribu to Duterte: Review 19-year-old IP Rights Act

Oct 29, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Indigenous peoples lose faith in the law and now want it reviewed by Congress during the term of President Rodrigo Duterte says Katribu s Piya Macliing Malayao

Rappler Talk: Can minorities protect their rights under Duterte?

Oct 28, 2016 - 9:29 AM

Rappler talks to indigenous leader Piya Macliing Malayao one of the protesters seriously injured after cops rammed a police vehicle through the crowd in front of the US embassy on October 19

MILF: 2 House BBL amendments violate peace accord

May 21, 2015 - 3:54 PM

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front appreciates but does not necessarily accept the version of the proposed Bangsamoro basic law passed at committee level in the House of Representatives

LEGISLATIVE PHASE. Thousands of supporters of the Bangsamoro Basic Law rally at the gates of the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Monday, May 11 2015, as they call for the immediate passage of the law in Congress. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Are the Lumad victims in war and peace?

May 07, 2015 - 1:36 PM

What is the impact of the peace process on indigenous peoples in Mindanao?

Spell out indigenous peoples' rights in BBL – peace council

Apr 27, 2015 - 6:28 PM

The proposed Bangsamoro law recognizes promotes and protects the rights of lumads but does not mention the IPRA a law passed in 1997 that has yet to be implemented in ARMM

RECOMMENDATIONS. Former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr. and other members of the Citizen's Peace Council present their report during the hearing for the Bangsamoro Basic Law at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on  April 27, 2015.

PH ethnic groups want bill recognizing conservation rights

Oct 23, 2014 - 12:38 PM

They say existing laws on conservation do not address new concerns on preserving ecologically important sites that are also sacred to the IPs

PH ethnic tribes lauded for role in forest conservation

Oct 22, 2014 - 5:51 PM

Indigenous peoples will document their traditional conservation practices as part of a plan to involve them more in protecting the country s natural wonders

IPs seek leaders who recognize their rights

May 09, 2013 - 8:56 PM

Dumagats of Tanay Rizal seek better representation in order to defend their rights