RDC-CAR Private Sector Representatives participate in the IP Champions project

Three Private Sector Representatives (PSRs) of the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) were among the selected trainees from the region to the Indigenous Peoples (IP) Champions project. They are Mr. Ryan Dale Mangusan, PSR for IP sector and Co-Chair of the Committee on Indigenous Peoples’ Concerns (CIPC), Mr. Ferdinand Gonzales, PSR for Development and Administration… Read more »

NEDA-CAR celebrates Indigenous Peoples month, conducts knowledge sharing sessions

The Cordillera Regional Office of the National Economic and Development Authority joins the Regional Development Council in celebrating the Indigenous Peoples Month and the 24th commemoration of the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA) in a month-long activity. Dir. Susan A. Sumbeling in her video message said, “As your partner and Secretariat of the Regional Development… Read more »

RDC Committee on Indigenous Peoples Concerns leads Dad-An Tako (Our Journey) webinar series

The Cordillera Regional Development Council Committee on Indigenous Peoples Concerns (CIPC) conducted the first of a 4-part webinar series with the theme “Understanding the Ancestral Domain (AD)” on October 6, 2021. Almost 1,300 participants all over the country joined live through virtual meeting application and in Facebook streams. The webinar series is dubbed as “Dad-an… Read more »

Regional IP Committee tackles misrepresentation and appropriation of culture

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Development Council Committee on Indigenous People’s Concerns conducted the first two of four webinars hosted by Committee Co-Chair Ryan Mangusan on October 7 and 14, respectively. Guest speakers from the Cordillera academe discussed the various cultural injustices faced by Cordilleran indigenous peoples. UP Baguio Chancellor and history professor Raymundo Rovillos… Read more »

RDC joins NCIP in the IP Month launch

BAGUIO CITY – On September 30, the Regional Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP-CAR) launched the planned activities for this year’s Indigenous Peoples’ Month Celebration with the nation-wide theme of “Correcting Historical Injustices for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Welfare”. Regional Development Council IP Concerns Committee (RDC-CIPC) Chair and NCIP Regional Director Manuel Jaramilla detailed over 90… Read more »

NEDA-CAR concludes IP month with autonomy info drive

TABUK CITY – The NEDA-CAR concluded IP month through an information dissemination forum with Kalinga Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) and Bodong holders on October 30. The Provincial Government initiated the event in coordination with NCIP-Kalinga and NEDA-CAR by gathering local elders of Kalinga and soliciting support for Cordillera autonomy. Kalinga Representative Allen Jesse Mangaoang… Read more »