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Indigenous Peoples of the Philippines

Scope Note: This webliography consists of articles, researches, reports, web pages and web resources on the indigenous peoples of the Philippines.

Adult Education and Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines. International Survey on Adult Education for Indigenous Peoples. Country Study: The Philippines
http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/0000019b/80/19/60/60.pdf
[Retrieved July 28, 2009]

"This study examines the adult education for indigenous peoples in the Philippines. The following were among the study findings: (1) discrimination against the Philippines' indigenous peoples is reflected in the policies and programs formulated by the state; (2) only one national governmental organization exists to look after the affairs of more than 7 million indigenous peoples in the Philippines; (3) NGOs and the church have been instrumental in creating people's organizations in the Philippines; and (4) although no national literacy program exists, adult education programs for indigenous peoples in some areas are no longer limited to functional literacy. The findings suggested that the Philippines' indigenous peoples themselves must take the lead in addressing their educational needs and concerns, according to the researchers."

The Aeta
http://www.peoplesoftheworld.org/text?people=Aeta
[Retrieved July 28, 2009]

Site of the Peoples of the World Foundation : Education for and about Indigenous Peoples describing the Aetas who live in the northern part of the Philippines on the island of Luzon.

Filipino Bishops Promoting Education and Integration For Indigenous Peoples
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en
[Retrieved July 30, 2009]

An article promoting education among indigenous groups where Non-formal Education (NFE) is one such way which involves teaching reading and arithmetic by using non-traditional methods that rely on elements of indigenous cultures.

Final Solution: Filipino Style
http://www.jambymadrigal.com/prvldgspeech1.htm
[Retrieved July 22, 2009]

Senator Madrigal�s privilege speech decrying executive insensitivity to legislative protection for indigenous peoples.

The Indigenous People of Mindanao
http://www.philippines.hvu.nl/mindanao2.htm
[Retrieved July 22, 2009]

This is the site of Hogeschool Utrecht Faculty of Education for the Philippines regarding indigenous people of Mindanao. It provides brief information on their subsistence activities, religion and culture.

Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines
http://www.iwgia.org/sw16704.asp
[Retrieved July 22, 2009]

An article from the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs which provides information about the indigenous peoples in the Philippines. It presents the various indigenous groups such as those from Cordillera (Northern Luzon), North, Central and Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

Indigenous Peoples/ Ethnic Minorities and Poverty Reduction - Philippines
http://www.adb.org/Documents/Reports/Indigenous_Peoples/PHI/default.asp
[Retrieved July 28, 2009]

The on-line edition of the Asian Development Bank�s report on the problems in defining indigenous peoples, and gives an overview of indigenous peoples in the Philippines. The law and policy framework is discussed, with a description of the national dimensions of indigenous peoples' poverty. Poverty assessments for the Cordillera and Mindanao are given. Relevant development programs and projects, including ADB's experience in poverty reduction projects in the Philippines, are reviewed. Elements of a national plan of action for poverty reduction among indigenous peoples in the country are also presented. The contents are provided in PDF format

Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines : Development Issues and Challenges
http://www.stats.govt.nz/NR/rdonlyres/BC13AF73-982F-4A6A-AFE5-C0EF2F42D2C5/0/PRESENT182.ppt#256,1
[Retrieved July 30, 2009]

TA power point presentation prepared by Erlinda M. Capones, the Director for Social development Staff, National Economic and Development Authority. It presents the definition of indigenous peoples, the magnitude of their presence in the Philippines, their characteristics and major policies to protect their rights.

Indigenous Peoples Rights Act
http://philippines.ahrchk.net/news/mainfile.php/leg_sel/16

An act to recognize, protect and promote the rights of indigenous cultural communities/indigenous people, creating a national commission of indigenous people, establishing implementing mechanisms, appropriating funds therefore, and for other purposes

National Commission on Indigenous Peoples
http://www.ncip.gov.ph/
[Retrieved July 22, 2009]

This is the homepage of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples which provides links to the agency profile, its mandate, latest news, resources, etc.

Pamulaan Center for Indigenous People's Education
http://pamulaan.assisi-foundation.org/

This is the homepage of Pamulaan Center for Indigenous People's Education. It contains links to its rationale, its framework and programs.

PIPLINKS
http://www.piplinks.org/
[Retrieved July 22, 2009]

A searchable page of the Philippine Indigenous peoples LINKS which contains links to indigenous rights, development issues, sector issues and culture.

Philippines: Indigenous Peoples and the Convention on Biological Diversity
http://www.wrm.org.uy/bulletin/62/Philippines.html
[Retrieved July 23, 2009]

Written by Maurizio Farhan Ferrari from the World Rainforest Movement, this article discusses the right of indigenous peoples and local communities to have control over their indigenous culture, territories and resources.

Republic of the Philippines: Indigenous Peoples' Self-Determination and Drive to Succeed
http://www.ifad.org/evaluation/public_html/eksyst/doc/profile/pi/phl_50.htm
[Retrieved July 28, 2009]

This is the report of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) which presents a profile the Republic of the Philippines� Indigenous peoples' self-determination and drive to succeed. It discusses the Cordillera Highland Agricultural Resource Management Project to reduce poverty in the Abra, Benguet and Mountain Provinces of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) through increasing agricultural productivity and improving natural resource management in a sustainable manner.

World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples - Philippines : Overview
http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/country,,,COUNTRYPROF,PHL,4562d8cf2,4954ce2123,0.html
[Retrieved July 28, 2009]

Published by the Minority Rights Group International of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)�s REFWORLD, this site provides an overview of minorities and indigenous peoples of the Philippines.


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