WATCH: Dumagat and Remontado leaders of General Nakar, Quezon stand up against aggressive building of Kaliwa Dam | #IPHeroesDay
Indigenous peoples hold a special and sacred connection with their lands. However, for years they have been forced to leave their ancestral domains as the state disguises corruption and profit with development. Their land is not only their source food but also their site of ritual; it is their sanctuaries where they preserve their songs, stories, and culture passed down to them by their ancestors.
This IP Heroes Day, stand in solidarity and celebrate the bravery of indigenous peoples as they continue the struggle against land grabbing and development aggression. Be a part of the movement against destructive dams, large-scale mining, and projects that will displace indigenous peoples from their rightful homes.
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