Sun.Star Davao: Preserving heritage, respecting the past

I’m trying to catch up with postings that I should’ve done in the weeks I was absent. This one came out in Sun.Star Davao on April 8, 2012 and tells about my Cebu trip that saw me joining a walking tour of heritage houses and museums. http://www.sunstar.com.ph/weekend-davao/preserving-heritage-respecting-past IF THERE is any place outside Manila that […]

Sun.Star Davao: Mindfulness and respect

This article can also be accessed here… http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2012/05/05/estremera-mindfulness-and-respect-219955 “FOR those who are ready and willing, we can teach you vermiculture,” Ma’am Betty of Kinaiyahan Foundation said to a group of Matigsalugs in sitio Guilon, one Thursday afternoon. Four hands came up, to which Ma’am Betty asked once more in Visayan, “Have you asked permission from […]

The Talaandig and Daraghuyan tribes of Bukidnon

There are opportunities that I simply cannot resist. This study about the tribes of Bukidnon is among them. It gave me an opportunity to sit down with them and their leaders, and learn a little about where they are coming from. http://www.growingforestpartnerships.org/impact-of-protected-areas-indigenous-communities-thailand-and-philippines http://www.growingforestpartnerships.org/sites/growingforestpartnerships.org/files/Philippines%20PA%20report%20received%2029Nov11.pdf Meet Bae Inatlawan, a ritualist of the Daraghuyan tribe. Inatlawan means touched […]