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Rappler's latest stories on Dumagat


Mapua students develop stove that also lights up homes

Oct 05, 2017 - 8:19 PM

Bathala, a stove that converts released heat energy to electrical energy while cooking, also provides light to indigenous peoples' homes

FIRE-SAW. Dumagats demonstrate how they create fire by rubbing two pieces of bamboo. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Human rights group says 75 activists missing in Rizal

Mar 04, 2017 - 7:27 AM

Karapatan reports the incident a day after troops and communist rebels clashed in the area

Indigenous people groups oppose Aquino legacy dam projects

Jul 20, 2015 - 7:45 PM

The Kaliwa Dam project is creating conflict within the Dumagat Remontado tribe on whose ancestral domain the project is being constructed

NO GENUINE CONSULTATION. Members of the Dumagat-Remontados of Quezon and Rizal say they were not properly consulted in the obtaining of Free, Prior and Informed Consent for the Kaliwa Dam project. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Angat rainforest park spotlights biodiversity hotspot

Dec 20, 2014 - 11:24 PM

The National Power Corporation launches the Angat Rainforest and Ecological Park which is seen to raise public awareness on preserving and protecting the watershed

RAINFOREST PARK. The Angat Rainforest and Ecological Park will raise public awareness on the importance of preserving and protecting a biodiversity hotspot. Photo from the National Power Corporation

IPs seek leaders who recognize their rights

May 09, 2013 - 8:56 PM

Dumagats of Tanay Rizal seek better representation in order to defend their rights

NEDA: APECO to become agro-aqua zone

May 06, 2013 - 3:52 PM

The NEDA adds that no additional investment will be made in APECO until it is able to submit its master plan and land use plan

OVERSIGHT AGENCY. The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is an oversight agency that steers the country's efforts in attaining economic growth and development. Photo by Cai Ordinario

APECO issue divides Dumagats

Apr 27, 2013 - 7:45 AM

The APECO issue is causing division among the tribes of the Dumagats

Casiguran locals continue march against APECO

Dec 05, 2012 - 10:29 PM

Locals go through the 350 kilometer march hoping the government hears their plea

Image from a video by Charles Salazar

Casiguran locals march for their land

Nov 29, 2012 - 11:48 PM

120 residents from Casiguran are marching to Manila to persuade government to stop the Aurora Pacific Ecozone and Freeport Authority They allege landgrabbing and human rights violations

MARCH FOR CASIGURAN. More than a hundred farmers are marching from Aurora to Manila in hopes that government will hear their plea. Photo by Veejay Villafranca for Oxfam