1st Anniversary of Datu Pamulingan Tribal Investiture
May 6: A momentous event took place at the Multipurpose Gym, Covenant Mountain Paradise, Garden of Eden Restored as the 1st Anniversary of Datu Pamulingan Tribal Investiture was celebrated.
The occasion was graced by the Chairperson, Office of Ancestral Domains Director, Office of Empowerment and Human Rights, and Regional Directors from NCIP 11, 12, and 13, together with other officers in Region 12. This event further strengthens the partnerships between and amongst the NCIP, the IP communities, and organizations.
The celebration was even more special as representatives from various IP communities, such as the Manobo Clata of Davao City, Blaan from Kitbog, Malungon Saranggani, and Manobo Talaandig from Bukidnon attended it.
Notable personalities like Datu Joel Unad, Datu Jomoring Guaynon, Datu Diolito Diarog, UNIPHIL, Mr. Eric Almendras, Usec Lorainne Baddoy, and the Commanding Officer of 27IB, 10ID, PA also graced the occasion.
Last year, Pastor Apollo C. Quiboloy was honored by the Mindanao Indigenous Peoples Conference for Peace and Development (MIPCPD) with the prestigious Datu Pamulingan. This title is bestowed upon someone with a discerning spirit and a divine gift from God.
The celebration of the 1st Anniversary of Datu Pamulingan Tribal Investiture serves as a reminder of the importance of recognizing and preserving the cultural heritage and traditions of indigenous peoples. It is through events like this that partnerships and collaborations are further strengthened, leading to a more harmonious and peaceful society.