B’laan leader wins national award for volunteerism

Wed Apr 5, 2017  •  0
by: Hilbert T. Estacion, regional social marketing officer, DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS Program
COLUMBIO, Sutan Kudarat  —  In the shadows of the verdant richness of the hills and picturesque trails of the remote mountainous village of Eday, life of poor Blaan’s was a far cry..

Dureza encourages IP leaders to form advisory council for peace talks

Mon Jan 9, 2017  •  0
by: OPAPP new release
MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato -- Presidential peace adviser Jesus G. Dureza asked the leaders from different indigenous peoples (IP) groups in the province to come up with an advisory council, which will..

Police clueless yet on identity, motive of tribal chief's murder

Sun Jan 8, 2017  •  0
by: DX0M-AM Radyo Bida/RPO
KORONADAL CITY -- Police authorities in Norala, South Cotabato are digging deeper to determine the suspect and motive of the murder of a tribal chieftain on Friday.Chief Inspector Conrado Jovero Jr,..

Teduray supreme spiritual leader succumbs to lingering illness

Mon Dec 26, 2016  •  0
by: John Unson
COTABATO CITY  --- Maguindanao province is mourning the demise of the spiritual figurehead of the indigenous non-Moro Tedurays, regarded by Maguindanaon Muslims as their blood..

Aug. 9 is International IP Day

Tue Aug 9, 2016  •  0
by: Admin
Today is International Day of the Worlds Indigenous Peoples.Did you know that we have an estimated 14 to 17 million indigenous peoples in the country? According to the United Nations, this sector is..

DBM releases Php500M to build new public schools for IPs in Mindanao

Fri May 27, 2016  •  0
by: PNA
MANILA-- New public schools will now be built in various provinces in Regions IX to XIII to accommodate students from indigenous peoples’ (IP) communities.This after the Department of Budget and..

South Upi families benefit from Maguindanao relief mission

Mon May 2, 2016  •  0
by: John Unson
SOUTH UPI, Maguindanao – At least 2,023 drought-affected families benefited from a joint relief mission over the weekend in South Upi town by the provincial government and the Philippine Red Cross..

New school, free transpo await T'boli young learners in June

Wed Apr 13, 2016  •  0
by: Hilbert T. Estacion/DSWD-12/contributor
MAITUM, Sarangani  -- T’boli children of Kalaneg village here have another reason of going to school come school year 2016-2917 in June. A newly-completed school building is awaiting pupils..

DSWD, DepEd to build classrooms for IPs in Region 12

Tue Mar 22, 2016  •  0
by: Hilbert T. Estacion, DSWD-12/contributor
Koronadal CITY  - Groups of indigenous peoples in the far flung villages of Region 12 are set to benefit from the new partnership between the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)..

Drought forces farmer to end life in Maguindanao, 2 minors die of dry-spell related disease

Sat Feb 6, 2016  •  0
by: Ferdianandh Cabrera
SOUTH UPI, Maguindanao (Feb. 6) – Drought has taken its toll on Indigenous Peoples’ farmers in Maguindanao.  Worst, it has taken its toll on humans in a remote village who, out..