More Baguio barangays for Cordillera autonomy

Raising awareness – A barangay official of Baguio City inquires on how to include discussions on Cordillera autonomy in their respective barangay. BAGUIO CITY – The around 250 more Baguio barangay officials from districts 11-20 attended the second batch of discussion on Cordillera autonomy towards federalism last November 12. Autonomy advocates and NEDA-CAR presented the… Read more »

OPAPP leads IP consultations on Cordi autonomy

Domiciled – Indigenous Peoples’ Mandatory Representative (IPMR) Jefferd Zambrano of Brgy. Puguis, La Trinidad addresses his fellow IPMRs and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights advocates from Baguio and Benguet and emphasizes that Cordillera is for IPs and non-IPs. He echoes that the definition of “Cordilleran” in the proposed Organic act is one who is domiciled in the… Read more »

DENR presses sustainable development in autonomous Cordi

Continuing advocacy – Former DENR Regional Executive Director Clarence Baguilat his advocacy for regional autonomy as he spoke to members of community-based forest management organizations of Cordillera last November 7. BAGUIO CITY – Former DENR-CAR Regional Executive Director, Clarence Baguilat met with members of community-based forest management (CBFM) organizations last November 7 in the DENR-CAR… Read more »

NEDA, BSU boost autonomy awareness

For our children – As he speaks to students of Benguet State University last November 7, Advocate Vladimir Cayabas emphasizes that autonomy is the legacy that will be left for the next generations of Cordillerans. LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET – Benguet State University, NEDA and DSWD have partnered to raise autonomy awareness among BSU students during… Read more »

NEDA Autonomy campaign continues among barangays

Autonomy towards federalism – Autonomy advocate Briccio Domondon urges the barangay officials from Tabuk to help in the Cordillera autonomy advocacy and secure a permanent regional identity for the Cordillera. BAGUIO CITY – The push to inform the grassroots sector of Cordillera grows with each information, education, and communication of the Regional Development Council (RDC)… Read more »

Barangay officials open for regional autonomy

One Cordillera – Baguio City officials participate in a forum on the regional advocacy of Cordillera autonomy towards federalism led by the Baguio City LGU and NEDA-CAR. BAGUIO CITY – Over 300 Barangay officials from districts 1 to 10 of Baguio City gathered last October 29 at Teachers’ Camp, Baguio City for a whole-day forum… Read more »

National advocates continue fight for autonomy

National Support – DOT Undersecretary Marco Bautista of Abra and PLLO Assistant Secretary Orville Ballitoc of Ifugao are among the Cordillerans holding national government positions who vowed to support the region’s renewed pursuit of Cordillera autonomy. BAGUIO CITY – During the Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Act (IPRA) celebrations on October 29 at the PFVR gymnasium, Cordillerans… Read more »

Ifugao identifies rich cultural heritage for Historical Mapping and Marking

Cultural Heritage – Autonomy advocate William Mamanglo of the Ifugao Cultural Heritage Office (ICHO) stresses Ifugao’s role in the Cordillera history and pursuit for self-determination. LAMUT, IFUGAO – Mountain Province State Polytechnic College (MPSPC) and NEDA-CAR conducted yet another provincial consultation for mapping and marking of historical sites in the Cordillera. Ifugao State University hosted… Read more »