THE RESISTANCE OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF THE PHILIPPINES to defend their land, their culture, their future
Recorded presentations by:
• Carmelita Mel Baltazar, Chair of Migrante Australia. Prior to her migration in 1990 she was a teacher, leader and organiser of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers since 1982.
Currently she coordinates the welfare and work rights advocacy of Migrante Australia.
• Joanna Carino from the Ibaloi Tribe and one of the foremost leaders of the Cordillera Indigenous Peoples Alliance in the Luzon Island of the Philippines
PLUS: SHORT FILMS LINK HERE: ===>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmzUyDM1oFU
1. Why is there an armed revolution in the Philippines? (3 minutes)
A quick history of the invasion of the Philippines by the Spanish, the Americans and the dictatorial regimes that followed.
2. Pangandoy: The Manobo fight for land, education and their future. (19 minutes)
The Resistance by the Monobo Tribe of Mindanao to the encroaching of land capitalist enterprise backed up by the arm.
3. Tribal Bae Bibiyaon Bigkay facing parliamentarian Bancy Catamco over violent eviction by the military of displaced indigenous people in Davao. (5 minutes)
4. Tunog Bobongan – FREEDOM OF EDUCATION: Our school is a place for learning not a war zone. Go away! All we want is freedom of education. (4 minutes)
A song by Lumad children against the occupation of their communities and schools by the army and police.
This is a free event but donations can be made towards supporting Indigenous struggle in the Philippines at the following account:
A/C 1441 74653