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Danum: A reflection of freedom

Danum: A reflection of freedom

How I wish that freedom is like water, lucid and fluid. Free to flow where ever it may want to go… But what is the use of the word freedom if it always comes with restraint, compulsion, being hampered, controlled and discriminated…

A heartfelt thank you letter to Cordi-Bel

A heartfelt thank you letter to Cordi-Bel

Dear Cordi-Bel, On behalf of us all at MABIKAs Foundation, I would like to express how grateful we are to all of you for having us in Brussels on May 12 & 13, 2018. Thank you so much for warmly welcoming us like your own brothers and sisters with your superb...

Shoeprints on pavement

Shoeprints on pavement

I only read the poem or song about the footprints in the sand but I have never heard anything about ¬†shoe prints on a pavement. But now as I was walking around the streets of Brussels I found shoe prints on the street pavement close to the legendary mannequin piss…

Cultural Roots: why it still matters even when you’ve moved on

Cultural Roots: why it still matters even when you’ve moved on

December 10, 2016 marked a historical day for the indigenous people like me from the Philippine Cordillera region (also known as Igorots) who are now living in the Netherlands. Forty of us, including our European loved ones, gathered that day for the first time to reminisce our ethnic origin…

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