Zambales' Indigenous Peoples Seek Representation

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Zambales' Indigenous Peoples Seek Representation


IBA, Zambales - The National Commission of Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) of Zambales is proposing the inclusion of a representative from their ranks in the local legislative council.

NCIP presented their proposal in the session of the Provincial Board saying the legal basis of Indigenous Cultural Communities (ICCs) and Indigenous Peoples (IPs) for "mandatory representation in policy-making bodies."

NCIP Zambales legal counsel, Atty. Ethel Guiua, says that IP community in Zambales have already selected their representative who were chosen based on their "customary laws of selection" which was held on December 18 last year concurrent with their IP Forum.

"The 'mandatory representative' who will [possibly] seat as Ex-officio Member has already been selected." Guiua said as tribal leaders and chieftains all over the province convened to select their representative.

"In 2009, NCIP also issued Administrative Order setting forth the guidelines for mandatory representation. Local guidelines are adopted and promulgated which allows them to select among themselves," Guia said.

NCIP Zambales Provincial Director Darios Saoan said that Chito Balintay, an aeta leader, was selected to be their representative who will probably seat in an "interim period'"until June.

Saoan explained before the board that during their IP Forum they were able to discuss the indigenous political structure accreditation of NCIP, the IP organization program in their rights to be represented in policy making bodies.

"They selected their IPs or the members of their indigenous political structure which is a number of 28 elders coming from all over Zambales, and after that they also elected or selected their IP organization officers as technical arm of their IPs," Saoan said. …

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