Regaining self-esteem among indigenous peoples
The Inquirer (Philippines), 16 November 2010

BAGUIO CITY, PHILIPPINES: To catch an eel for his family and neighbors, a Talaandig hunter knows where to get this vital source of protein. “A pool in a river where stones are filled with algae has no eel; it is found in the pool where some or all of the stones have been cleaned of algae,” said Datu Victorino Migketay Saway. This was just among the many examples that the leader of the Talaandig tribe cited as he discussed “culture as capital” and indigenous knowledge as “a science of the common sense” during a national symposium on “Building and upholding indigenous knowledge” held in Baguio City, the Philippines, from 12-14 November. Read the article …