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'Zebra' tribal body paint cuts fly bites 10-fold – study

Jan 16, 2019 - 1:47 PM

It is known that zebras get bitten far less than animals with a single fur color, so a team of researchers decided to see if the light stripes painted on humans would have a similar deterrent effect

Why the media is a key dimension of global inequality

Feb 17, 2018 - 3:00 PM

The story of expanding global media networks is often told as if they spread freedom everywhere, liberally and evenly. But when we ask freedom for whom, the tale gets more complex.

Global media systems cannot effectively contribute to social progress until opportunities are more widely shared. by Facebook/Facebook

Project Liwanag: Light for Aetas

Nov 26, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Like many upland communities, they did not have access to electricity. But their lives changed after a group of young graduates visited them.

Mexico drug cartels force-recruiting indigenous children – UN

Nov 18, 2017 - 9:48 AM

The UN's special rapporteur on indigenous rights, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, says she is 'particularly worried' about violence against minors after speaking with indigenous communities around Mexico

ON MEXICO DRUG CARTELS. The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples Victoria Tauli-Corpuz gestures during a press conference in Tegucigalpa on April 20, 2017. Photo by Orlando Sierra/AFP

Rosita Caballero, a kept maiden from Panay Bukidnon, dies

Jul 31, 2017 - 5:46 PM

Rosita Caballero one of the last known kept maidens belonging to the Panay Bukidnon indigenous community dies at age 73

KEPT MAIDEN. Rosita Caballero is one of the last kept maiden from the Panay Bukidnon indigenous community. Photo courtesy of Daryl John Santos

Cardinal Tagle to military: Leave the Lumad in peace

Nov 11, 2015 - 12:30 PM

In one of his strongest statements Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle tells the military to leave the persecuted indigenous communities in Mindanao

BACKING LUMAD. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on November 11, 2015, visits the camp site of Lumad or indigenous people staging a protest in Manila. Photo by Roy Lagarde/Rappler

Center for Lumad studies launched in Manila

Nov 10, 2015 - 10:10 PM

The protest against the Lumad killings continue and a new Lumad centered research institute is launched

FACE TO FACE. A member of the Lumad holds part of the banner in front of an officer. Photo from Kilab Multimedia

Alleged communist guerillas raid Lumad village in Bukidnon

Nov 04, 2015 - 7:23 PM

UPDATED The 3 victims are from the same indigenous community where a school was closed for allegedly being influenced by the NPA

#Manilakbayan: Can you help the Lumad?

Oct 27, 2015 - 4:09 PM

You can donate food medicine sleeping mats to indigenous peoples from Mindanao who are in Manila to highlight their call to stop human right violations against their communities

TIMELINE: Attacks on the Lumad of Mindanao

Sep 16, 2015 - 9:00 AM

A form of ethnocide the attacks on the indigenous communities in the last 4 months are concentrated in Bukidnon Davao del Norte and Surigao del Sur

Photo by Karlos Manlupig/Rappler