13 results for Datu Vic Saway

PBCI-CFP TRIBE PARTICIPATES IN THE 9TH CELEBRATION OF IP-MORO KINSHIP AFFIRMATION

Our Ama, Lakan Sumulong, led the Inclusive Development Team of PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) and Coffee for Peace (CFP) to celebrate with the Indigenous Peoples and the Bangsamoro in affirming their kinship at the Talaandig Ancestral Territory at the foot of Mt. Kitanglad. The Settlers have been actively participating in this celebration for the past 9 years.

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IP COMMUNITIES WELCOME CANADIAN INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS

08-17 January 2020. Three Indigenous Communities in Mindanao welcomed the visit of 12 Canadians from Southern Ontario. This is part of PBCI-CFP Inclusive Development Team’s initiative to facilitate the connection between the coffee farming communities and prospective impact investors and market representatives. This relationship-building and social entrepreneurial partnership is based on justice, peace, and reconciliation.

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‘PBCI-CFP TRIBE’ PARTICIPATES IN THE TALAANDIG INDIGENOUS CELEBRATION

12-13 October 2019, Talaandig Ancestral Territory — It was a blessing to be a participant in a series of Talaandig rituals, a gathering together as a people before the Creator for worship. It was a time to ask for the Creator’s mercy, grace, forgiveness, and blessings to the people and to the land. It was a time to affirm, as one people, the harmonious relationship between the Creator, the people, and the whole creation — wherein the spiritual and the physical realities interplay in the same realm.

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THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE TALAANDIG INDIGENOUS PEOPLE AND PBCI-CFP IS RENEWED AND ENHANCED

Our teams at PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) and Coffee For Peace (CFP) are being led, spiritually, to work with the leaders of the Indigenous Peoples (IP) who seek The Creator’s heart and who walk with what we mutually understand as The Creator’s just and peaceful statutes as they serve as stewards of their ancestral domains and as they struggle to realize their right to self-determination. This spiritual perspective of partnership govern the inclusive development strategies we practice in the field.

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THE INDIGENOUS WEDDING OF ADUNA AND JAY ENRICHED MY INTERCULTURAL OUTLOOK

Lakan and I were invited to serve as principal sponsors at the marriage ceremony of Aduna Saway and Jay Manpatilan. It’s a great joy to be invited into the merging clans and respective tribes of this beautiful Talaandig bride and this handsome Higaonon groom. With the expressed blessing of Jay and Aduna, we’re sharing their wedding story to our global community.

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LUMAD, MORO, AND SETTLERS AFFIRM THEIR KINSHIP AS PRIMARY BASIS FOR PEACE

“Peace is within our reach but largely depends on our willingness to treat each other within the bond of kinship!” This has been the continuing message of Datu Migketay “Vic” Saway as he calls various leaders of Indigenous Peoples, Moro, and Settlers to gather together to affirm our kinship.

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OUR GLOBAL COMMUNITY DECLARES SOLIDARITY WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

The Peace Commission of the Mennonite World Conference have proposed a declaration of solidarity with indigenous peoples. It was approved during the General Council meetings last 23–26 April 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. Mennonite World Conference DECLARATION OF SOLIDARITY WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who …

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PBCI CONSULTANTS GO FOR MINDANAO PEACE LEARNING TOUR

16-20 May 2017. Three Manila-based consultants of PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) went on a five-day peace learning tour from Maguindanao, through North Cotabato and Davao del Sur, to Bukidnon. The tour participants included Landscape Architect AJ Moldez, Principal at AJM Designs; Dr. Aldrin Penamora, Manager at PCEC Centre for Christian-Muslim Dialogue; and, Joseph ‘Boyet’ Ongkiko, …

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TALAANDIG DAY: ACTIVISM THROUGH CELEBRATION

Mingled with the joyfulness, feasting, fellowship, dancing and revelry of the Talaandig Day celebrations held in the heart of the Talaandig Ancestral Domain in Lantapan, Bukidnon this week there was also a measure of mourning. A doleful shadow overhung the gathering of Talaandig tribespeople and their supporters, and the dances of the tribe’s children and grandmothers …

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WE CELEBRATE THREE YEARS OF IP-MORO KINSHIP REAFFIRMATION

For the past three years, we have witnessed the growing and deepening re-affirmation of kinship between the Bangsamoro and the Indigenous People of Mindanao. It was in 07-08 March 2012 when the Indigenous People and the Bangsamoro first thought of re-affirming their kinship as part of their centuries old peace pact and a continuing peace …

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CONSULTANTS

We are given advice by people who are motivated by love and joy to help transform our land and peoples towards justice and peace. REV. LUIS DANIEL ALBA PANTOJAPrincipal ConsultantConflict Transformation & PAR Community Development  daniel@peacebuilderscommunity.org Dann (aka Lakan Sumulong) studied theology at Febias College (B.A., 1979). He finished Asian Studies at the University of the Philippines (M.A., …

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TRIBAL AND BUSINESS LEADERS INITIATE PEACE AND RECONCILIATION PROCESS

Sungko, Lantapan, Bukidnon, April 9, 2012—The leaders of the Talaandig tribe, the representatives from the Office of the President on Political Affairs and the top executives of Unifrutti Group of Companies joined together to dialogue, tell their stories, share their aspirations and search for healing for their wounded past. Unifrutti Group of Companies (UGC) is …

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OUR GLOBAL PEACE COMMUNITY

We are sent by Mennonite Church Canada Witness in partnership with our international community.