GUESTS IN THEIR OWN LAND: THE PALAWAN OF BUHOY

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The Mineral Production Sharing Agreement (MPSA) area of the Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corporation includes the ancestral domain of the indigenous Palawan of Buhoy, whose natural resources are rapidly diminishing while their water sources are being polluted. Peoples movements and livelihood activities inside their territory are now restricted. From being the traditional stewards of one of the richest lowland forests in the Philippines, the Buhoy people have become guests in their own land. This short interview describes this situation through the words of Buhoy community representatives.

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For more information: survivalinternational.org/tribes/palawan Sign the online campaign to save Palawan:http://www.petitiononline.com/PA2010/petition.html



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