Bai Bibiaon, Lumad Chieftain from Salugpungan Ta Tanu Igkanugon (Unity in Defense of Ancestral Land)
Hsar Doe Doh Moo, Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN)
Beverly Longid, Global Coordinator, Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL)
Rolando Talampas, Associate Professor, UP Asian Center
The forum discusses the struggle of the Karen people in Myanmar, and the Lumads of Mindanao to defend their territories and natural resources from plunder and destruction. The Salween Peace Park initiative and the Defend Talaingod campaign are some of the experiences that will be shared in the forum. It is organized by the Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment, the UP Asian Center, and the International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination.