[Statement] A deadly difference of world view -LILAK

Statement from LILAK (Purple Action for Indigenous Women’s Rights) A deadly difference of world view In his speech in the recently concluded Mining Conference 2014 organized by the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (CoMP), Vice-President Jejomar Binay said that, “We must take an accurate inventory of our nation’s natural resources and if possible plot…

[Statement] LILAK on the International Indigenous Women’s Day

LILAK on the International Indigenous Women’s Day September 5 was declared as International Indigenous Women’s Day by Indigenous Women of Latin American in 1983. This was in honor of Bartolina Sisa, an Aymara resistance leader who was brutally executed by royalist forces in La Paz, now the capital of Bolivia, on September 5, 1782. Bartolina,…