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 […]

Sun.Star Davao: Forest warriors

A link to my Sunday cover story on Sun.Star Davao: http://www.sunstar.com.ph/weekend-davao/forest-warriors And just to get a better idea of Langgawisan, here are some photos of our trip there. Have fun and ponder on what the people are standing up for. The mode of transportation is called a “skylab”, a throwback from the “Skylab” of the […]

Sun.Star Davao: That’s just the way it is

This is my Sunday’s column at Sun.Star Davao telling the story of young boys in the hinterland villages of Davao City…. and since this is a blogsite, then you get an extra. Photos of the little boys. http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/opinion/2012/02/18/estremera-thats-just-way-it-206828 Jason as a participant to an art workshop my buddy Kublai and I held for children of […]