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an·ces·tor

(an'ses-tōr),
A person in the direct line of descent from which a subject of interest is derived (for example, parents or grandparents; but no collaterals or descendants).

ancestor

(ăn′sĕs′tər)
n.
1. A person from whom one is descended, especially if more remote than a grandparent; a forebear.
2. Biology The actual or hypothetical organism or stock from which later kinds evolved.
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RA 8371 or the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA) supported this provision as it protects the rights of IPs to ancestral domain and lands, social justice and human rights, and cultural integrity, Del Rosario said.
- occupying the ancestral domain, the private communal property without permission
Using Colmenares' argument, China could seize any asset, including the Chico pump facility in ancestral lands in Pinukpuk, according to Baguio-based lawyer Cheryl Daytec-Yangot, a former assistant secretary of the Department of Justice.
They are seeking several declarations and injunctions from the High Court to protect their ancestral land and stop the defendants or their agents from encroaching the land further.
"In addition to the benefit that this approach should offer potters, the idea also aims to create a space dedicated to the exhibition and sale of this ancestral knowledge".
Heritage of Cebu Monument and The Yap-San Diego Ancestral House
The lumad groups also said that the CPP-NPA-NDF are setting up informal primary and secondary schools in their ancestral homes where they radicalize their children by teaching them communism and sending them to NPA units for exposure.
He continued that because of such sorry state of affairs, the Britain-based parents of addicted young Kashmiri expatriates, use to avoid visiting their ancestral abodes in AJK, mostly in all three districts of Mirpur division including Mirpur, Kotli and Bhimbher.
Sroeun Kahe, 26, from Chhong Pang village, said the ancestral gravesites are located in the only remaining forest that the Banong ethnic community reserves for multi-purpose use.
As could be expected, Adesina's threat has been strongly condemned by ethnic and pressure groups whose interests have been spurned by the herdsmen's violence, especially southern and Middle Belt leaders who have reacted angrily to the threat to law-abiding citizens and their ancestral heritage.
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol said the DA has launched the Kabuhayan at Kaunlaran ng Kababayang Katutubo (4Ks) program which would develop thousands of hectares of ancestral domains into tree farms with profitable crops.
Writing for The Wrap, Phil Hornshaw and Phil Owen note that "the 'ancestral plane' is not a term used in the comics, but the closest comic book equivalent concept is probably the D'Jalia," a spiritual realm and place of all Wakandan memory.