THE National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) will be launching PILAK: Indigenous Cultural Communities/Indigenous Peoples (ICCs/IPs) Photo Exhibits and showcasing the GAYAK: Runway Show of Contemporary and Traditional  Indigenous Peoples Attires in celebration of the 2022 Indigenous Peoples Month and 25th Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Act (IPRA) Commemoration  with   the   theme. 


“25  Years:   Fulfilling   the Indigenous Peoples Rights and Bridging the Gaps through ICCs/IPs Convergence with Partners and Stakeholders to Ensure Economic Sustainability and Security in the Ancestral Domains”.

The Photo Exhibits and Runway Show aim to promote the rich culture of the ICCs/IPs and enhance public awareness and sustain initiatives done for the recognition, respect, promotion, protection and fulfillment of their thirty-six (36) Specific Rights and well-being.  The Photo Exhibits will be launched in twenty-seven (27) locations, one (I) in Metro Manila and (two) 2 venues each in NCIP’s thirteen ( 13)   Ethnographic  Regions.


The Commission would like to invite everyone to join us in this momentous celebration on October 22, 2022 at 1:30 pm at SM North EDSA Skydome,Quezon City which will be streamed live via NCIP Facebook Page.


Source: Mindanao Times (