Archive for October, 2012

Legarda Stresses on Value of IPRA, Calls for Better Implementation

October 30, 2012

Fifteen years after the passage into law of Republic Act 8371 or the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA), Senator Loren Legarda today underscored the importance of the law in the protection of the country’s indigenous communities and the traditional knowledge and practices they live by. Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, said […]



Legarda Wants to Ensure Protection of Indigenous Peoples’ Cultural Properties

October 22, 2012

Senator Loren Legarda today said that a task equally great with that of promoting and preserving the culture of the Filipino indigenous communities remains to be done and given priority—the protection of the cultural properties of indigenous peoples. As she seeks more ways to ensure that the traditions of IP communities in the country will […]



Legarda, Ipinagdiwang ang Buwan ng Katutubo sa Pamamagitan ng Hibla Pavilion

October 19, 2012

Bilang bahagi ng pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng mga Katutubo, inilunsad kamakailan ni Senador Loren Legarda, pinuno ng Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, ang Hibla Pavilion of Textiles and Weaves of the Philippines, na inaasahang makalulutas sa isa sa mga pinamalaking hamong hinaharap ng katutubong sining ng mga Filipino – ang paglaho nito dulot ng kakulangan […]



Legarda Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Month Through Hibla Pavilion

October 17, 2012

In celebration of the Indigenous Peoples’ Month, Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, today launched the Hibla Pavilion of Textiles and Weaves of the Philippines with the hope of solving one of the greatest threats to Filipino indigenous artistry – extinction brought about by apathy. “This exhibition aims to tell […]



Legarda: Hibla, A Showcase of Filipino Indigenous Weaving Traditions

October 15, 2012

Members of indigenous communities in different parts of the country will once again unite to unveil their exceptional skills and rich heritage as Senator Loren Legarda opens the HIBLA Pavilion of Textiles and Weaves of the Philippines, which is part of the Manila FAME Design and Lifestyle Event 2012, at the SMX Convention Center on […]



Legarda to Launch HIBLA Pavilion at Manila FAME 2012

October 6, 2012

This Indigenous People’s Month, Senator Loren Legarda will underscore her commitment to the welfare of our indigenous peoples through her latest initiative, the HIBLA Pavilion of Textiles and Weaves of the Philippines, to be launched at Manila FAME 2012 this October 17. “After the resounding success of the first permanent textile galleries in the country […]