“A blood compact united our ancestors way back in history. Now we are united again in one struggle.”
Category: Indigenous Peoples
“We are glad that the ongoing peace talks is not exclusive to Christians but tackles the issues of the Filipino people, including us, national minorities.”
“We are one with you.”
“This is a historic event for all of us, to see all marginalized and minoritized tribes gather in Manila.”
For the first time, the unified ranks of indigenous peoples and Moro bring their calls to the National Capital Region.
The annual people’s caravan from the regions will be here from Oct. 13 to 21.
“Until now, we have not attained justice. We will continue to fight for it.”
“We want Gen. Dela Rosa’s commitment in making sure that the Lumad can go home safely by arresting Calpet Egua, Loloy Tejero, Bobby Tejero, Margarito Layno and 32 other AFP goons who killed our leaders.”
““We will take back our lands! We will get justice.”
Two members of a Banwaon group that opposes development aggression and militarization in their ancestral lands were gunned down this week.
“Kahit ilang beses kaming magbakwit, di kami titigil (No matter how many times we are displaced, we will not stop).”