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IP leaders honor Sarangani’s first Governor Priscilla L. Chiongbian

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 9, 2021) – Sulong Tribu Program manager Celito Terando presents a token to Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon in honor of the late Governor Priscilla L. Chiongbian for her great love for the IPs in Sarangani. On behalf of the Sarangani Provincial Tribal Council, Provincial Chieftain Edmund Pangilan gave the governor a handwoven mat as a sign of gratitude to his grandmother being their “protector and defender.” The honoring of the late Governor Chiongbian took place during the celebration of Sarangani Indigenous Peoples Month and the 24th commemoration of the Indigenous Peoples Republic Act of 1997 (IPRA) law at the Capitol gym on October 29. The celebration was anchored on the theme “Ang paglalakbay ng mga Katutubong mamamayan para sa tunay na pagkakakilala, paggalang at sariling pamamahala.” (Jake Narte-Joshua John Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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