Archive for August, 2011

Legarda to Gather Indigenous Peoples (IPs) from All Over the Country

August 29, 2011

Senator Loren Legarda is organizing a gathering of indigenous peoples (IPs) from all over the country, the first IndigenousCultural Summit, which aims to be a mechanism to strengthen the voices of the IP leaders as they engage in dialogue with local and national policy-makers as well as international institutions. Prior to the Indigenous Cultural Summit, […]

Privilege Speech: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2011

August 9, 2011

Mr. President, Today the international community honors the Indigenous Peoples of the world. Today the struggles of the IPs in the Philippines deserve to be spoken and heard in this August Chamber. We have begun to make significant strides in protecting the rights of our IPs over the past twenty years. After centuries of disregard, […]