At the ceremony recognizing their ancestral domain, the Dumagat community performs a traditional ritual.
Rasik, member of the Santal tribe in India.
Chieftain Rogelio plays a tune for his grandson, Erick (right-center) and two other children, Myrna (left), and Joshua (far right).
Macu studies to become a teacher. She hopes to one day teach the children of her village.
Rasik and his wife, Sonamoni. Their daughter, Macu, is sponsored through the CFCA Hope for a Family program.
Do you know your roots?
The spring/summer issue of CFCA’s magazine, “Sacred Ground,” features our work with indigenous communities all over the world.
Read more interesting facts about these communities and how their cultures contribute to their self-identity.