"Philippines hosts international conference on indigenous peoples" (ABS-CBN News)



"MANILA -- The Philippines will host in December an international conference that seeks to highlight the knowledge, skills and practices of indigenous peoples, seeking to empower the culturally distinct societies, an organizer said."

"Lack of knowledge on IP culture leads to inadequate or improper response by governments to their needs. The conference seeks to address this by promoting a grassroots and research-based approach, said anthropologist Tess de Guzman, chairperson of the Department of Behavioral Sciences at the University of the Philippines-Manila..."


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