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an unusually small individual

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any member of various peoples having an average height of less than five feet

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Four katutubo (indigenous) teachers who were trained under OB Montessori will be commissioned to teach the Aeta children and adults.
The study was limited on the documentation of the indigenous dances of an Aeta tribe in Pampanga, which are considered unpublished, especially their respective dance patterns or movements.
The Department of Justice explicitly stated that AETA would not be used to "prohibit or discourage the protected activities of whistleblowers, protestors, and leafleters." (244) According to proponents of AETA, traditional criminal laws were incapable of preventing animal rights extremism because of the clandestine and undetectable nature of the crimes committed by activists.
The nuns provide scholarships to 36 Aeta, 32 of whom are in primary classes up to grade six with two more in high school.
Following the passage of the AETA, other extremist animal rights protest groups indicated that the new act would only provoke further underground activity Activists who previously only employed legal tactics were concerned that they would face prosecution by the government due to the new measures regardless, and therefore were considering more militant actions as little incentive remained to stay "above ground" and face detection by officials.
The Aeta, whose curly hair, dark skin and small stature are distinctly different from most Filipinos, subsisted on slash and burn farming of rice, bananas and root crops on the slopes of the volcano.
Come morning of our third and last day, we proceeded to the Pamulaklakin Forest Trail, an eco-tourism park, where we met up with Aeta tribal elder Dominador Liwanag.
The envelope with $1,000 that an Aeta janitress found July 14 in the departure area of Clark International Airport in Pampanga was returned to the grateful owner Thursday.
A leader of the Aeta community has called on the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) to look into the case they filed against the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP).
Kerry & (d)Dobry financial services ltd never having traded, having its registered office & principal place of business at aeta place, gortnakesh cavan, co.
Congress enacted the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA or the Act) with the belief that certain commercial and institutional enterprises were in need of increased protection from violent attacks.
This denial was ironic, considering that their ancestors, including members of the Aeta and Mangyan tribes, were recruited by American organizers of the 1904 exposition, shipped to the fair as examples of America's new role as world colonizer, and then asked to perform ritual feasts, such as the butchering of dogs and chickens.
A form of tribal justice system has seen a resurgence in Aeta villages near Mt.