AND CPA BOOK LAUNCHING IN METRO MANILA
Kalipunan ng mga Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas together with
indigenous peoples rights advocates, TABAK, TAKDER-Cordillera Peoples
Alliance and KATRIBU will hold an activity TEFAG on February 27,
2009, 6-9pm at Bantayog ng mga Bayani Grounds , Quezon Avenue near
EDSA, Quezon City.
"TEFAG", is a collaborative effort initiated
by indigenous peoples' organization and urban based support groups.
The activity aims to raise public awareness on the plight of ethno-linguistic
groups and seeks support from Manila-based urban populace.
It is a three-fold solidarity night that would launch two of the
finest creations that articulates the present plight of the Indigenous
Peoples of Cordillera and reechoes our campaign call to surface
Ti Daga ket Biag (Our Land, Our Life), is a book composed of best
selections from 3 multi-sectoral land congresses that was organized
by Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) between the year 1984 to 2008.
Chuwassi, on the other hand is the 6th album produced
and released by Salidummay on its 21st anniversary. The album has
12 original compositions which each highlight various angles of
the Cordillera peoples' movement to assert their identity, and their
rights to their land and resources, and the impact on the conservation
of the mountain ecosystem.
Mabtad, is a Kankanaey and Bontok term referring to the practice
of Igorots for community mobilization and cooperation in times of
emergency. It is a campaign call and at the same time, a broad formation
that calls for urgent search and immediate release of James Moy
Balao from his captors.
We would like to invite you/your organization to
attend the aforementioned activity. Your presence will and solidarity
is a great help in this endeavors.