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What challenges lie ahead for indigenous children in Mindanao after the government closed down 54 Lumad schools? Rius Valle of the Save Our Schools Network give us some answers.
Will students from indigenous communities be able to return to their schools now that martial law in Mindanao has been lifted?
The students from indigenous communities are, however, displaced by mining operations and military attacks
The memory of being fired upon while in class follows almost 100 Lumad children, who have been evacuated from Mindanao to the University of the Philippines in Diliman
'There is need to isolate the culture-appropriate education of the Lumads from the so-called red-tagging of the government in order to avoid violating their constitutionally protected rights,'says Senator Leila de Lima
The lawmakers accuse the Department of Education of violating the rights of the Lumad schools' administrators, teachers, staff, and students
Despite their exhausting work schedule, the Lumad say that they were not allowed to rest and were sometimes even physically abused
With pride and gratitude, 30 Lumad students graduated from junior high school last March 29
The details of the incident, which happened in Barangay Kawayan at around 7 am, remain scant
Datu Dulphing Ogan, secretary general of the Kalumaran organization, says indigenous peoples will benefit the most from the talks between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines as this will bring peace
The Lumad will be relocated to temporary shelters that will be modeled after those units the government built in Lanao del Sur for the evacuees from the war-torn Marawi City, the President says
Duterte, who is aware this idea could spark controversy among the Lumad, tells the leaders opening these areas to investors would be a way for them to generate wealth
(UPDATE) DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones explains that Lumad schools applying for a permit should go through the process required by the department
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