Published: 13 August 2023| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/whvsfvxj7x.2


INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ RIGHTS ACT IN TAGUDIN, ILOCOS SUR RICHARD PETER A. ANDAYA, Ph.D. Associate Professor IV Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State College, Tagudin Campus, Tagudin, Ilocos Sur PRESENTED AT THE: 3RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN EDUCATION,ENGINEERING , RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 9ICEERTS 2019) Date Conducted : MARCH 2-4,2019 Sponsoring Agency :GLOBAL RESEARCHERS ASSOCIATION AND CONVERGENCE FOR EXCELLENCE (GRACE) INC. PUBLISHED: Global Researchers Journal Volume 5; June 2019 pp107-112 ABSTRACT This study was conducted to determine the Implementation of Indigenous People’s Rights Act of 1997 in Tagudin, Ilocos Sur. The following are the salient findings of the study: The local government unit officials have a “High” level of Administrative Capability. All the components namely Personnel Capability, Financial Capability and Leadership Capability obtained High level. As a whole, the implementation of the IPRA in Tagudin, Ilocos Sur along government Initiative is “High.” Based on the findings, the following conclusions were drawn.1) The local government officials have a high capability in implementing government initiative along IPRA.2) The government initiatives along the IPRA are highly implemented. With the foregoing findings and conclusions, the researcher recommends the following: 1)The local government unit officials should; Help the Bagos preserve their cultural practices and encourage other community residents to respect the Bagos through cultural studies and cultural revival.2)The local government unit officials should clearly explain to the Bagos the need and importance for them to be educated to be aware of their rights and privileges and to uplift their social and economic status.3)The Bagos should avail of every opportunity initiated by the government as to be socially, politically and economically integrated. Keywords: IPRA, Rights, Indigenous, Bagos and Administrative Capability



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