The Politiko is one with the IPs.
For Sarangani Vice Governor Elmer de Peralta, indigenous people can be considered treasures. In celebration of the 6th Indigenous People’s Day Celebration of the Municipality of Alabel, the Politiko shared his thoughts on the importance of the people.
“Our IP brothers and sisters have historical and cultural ties with the land in which they live. They maintain traditions that have been followed for generations”, he wrote on his page.
He further added that the IPs should be given high regard for they have survived through invasion and colonization while still maintaining their values.