Bendum Community


Bendum is located at the eastern part of the Upper Pulangi watershed in the northern part of the Pantaron Mountain Range. It is a village of about 300 people, 80% of whom are indigenous. In the mid-1980s, Bendum was officially…
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Change Within a Strengthened Culture (2004)

A Conversation with Datu Nestor and Nay Bebe Menaling, 2004 Datu Nestor is the tribal chieftain of the Bendum Tribal Council. His wife, Nay Bebe, is active in the women’s livelihood committee. Translated by Eric Bruno.     What changes…
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