PRESS RELEASE PILAK at GAYAK SM North EDSA Skydome, Quezon City 22 October 2022 1:30 – 6:00 PM

The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) will be launching PILAK: Indigenous Cultural Communities/Indigenous Peoples (ICCs/IPs) Photo Exhibits and showcasing the GAYAK: Runway Show of Contemporary and Traditional Indigenous Peoples Attires in celebration of the 2022 Indigenous Peoples Month and 25th Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Act (IPRA) Commemoration with the theme, “25 Years: Fulfilling the Indigenous Peoples Rights and Bridging the Gaps through ICCs/IPs Convergence with Partners and Stakeholders to Ensure Economic Sustainability and Security in the Ancestral Domains”.

The Photo Exhibits and Runway Show aim to promote the rich culture of the ICCs/IPs and enhance public awareness and sustain initiatives done for the recognition, respect, promotion, protection, and fulfillment of their thirty-six (36) Specific Rights and well-being. The Photo Exhibits will be launched in twenty-seven (27) locations, one (1) in Metro Manila and (two) 2 venues each in NCIP’s thirteen (13) Ethnographic Regions.

The Commission would like to invite everyone to join us in this momentous celebration on 22 October 2022 at 1:30 PM at SM North EDSA Skydome, Quezon City which will be streamed live via NCIP Facebook Page.