ICCs/IPs UNIFICATION WITH GOVERNMENT IN NATION-BUILDING | Guest of Honor and Speakers

Usec. Alan A. Tanjusay of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) opens the event and states that the DSWD as the parent and supervising agency of the NCIP is one with the Commission in its noble convergence efforts to mainstream the ICCs/IPs in the society so that they can exercise their rights to continue reading : ICCs/IPs UNIFICATION WITH GOVERNMENT IN NATION-BUILDING | Guest of Honor and Speakers

Photo Exhibit & Frames Distribution

National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) Chairperson Capuyan distributed select photographs from Project Epanaw Phase II to the distinguished guests of the IP Summit from National Government Agencies (NGAs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), the Private Sector, and other partner stakeholders. Project Epanaw Phase II will produce one coffee table book for each of the 101 continue reading : Photo Exhibit & Frames Distribution

Press Briefing & Media Interviews

The panelist and resource persons in the IP Summit Press Briefing are Lipatuan Joel Unad, IP leader from Obu Manuvu, Usec. Zamzamin Ampatuan of the Department of Agriculture (DA), Secretary Allen A. Capuyan, Chairperson of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), Usec. Angelito M. De Leon of the Department of National Defense (DND) and continue reading : Press Briefing & Media Interviews

MOA Signing, IPMR Oath Taking, and Signing of Pledge of Support and Manifesto of Peace, Unity & Development by all Participants

One of the significant highlights of the IP Summit is the signing of a Joint National Advisory by the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), represented by Chairperson Allen A. Capuyan and Secretary Benjamin Abalos, Jr. respectively. The said advisory is to stop, prohibit, and continue reading : MOA Signing, IPMR Oath Taking, and Signing of Pledge of Support and Manifesto of Peace, Unity & Development by all Participants

State of the ICCs/IPs Address (SIIPA), NCIP Strategic Framework (11BBs/3Rs), and 13 Drivers for Nation-Building

The NCIP Chairperson Allen A. Capuyan presented the State of Indigenous Cultural Communities/Indigenous Peoples Address (SIIPA) during the IP Summit. It highlights the long and challenging journey of the Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines. The NCIP Chairperson mentioned that for the last 25 years, NCIP has shared that journey with the ICCs/IPs, through the legal continue reading : State of the ICCs/IPs Address (SIIPA), NCIP Strategic Framework (11BBs/3Rs), and 13 Drivers for Nation-Building

Suwod Ko

Bae Bayang Barrios is a Manobo, and a popular IP Musician and Singer hailed from Bunawan, Agusan del Sur shares the meaning behind the song “Suwod ko” or “Kapatid ko.” It is composed to unite the Indigenous Peoples (IPs); thus, it envisions giving the IPs a strong collective voice that would echo across generations. “Suwod continue reading : Suwod Ko

Ritual

Lipatuan Joel Unad, IP Leader from the Obu Manuvu administers a ritual that has been a practice of ICCs/IPs in starting any activity for abundant blessings. For the Indigenous Peoples, rituals are sacred, expressing the belief that everything is related and emanates from one divine source and purpose. ICCs/IPs UNIFICATION WITH GOVERNMENT IN NATION-BUILDING AFPCOC, continue reading : Ritual