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  • Welcome to submit your opinions of Indigenous Legal Entities Planning and Setting

    In May 1st, 2016, Council of Indigenous Peoples passed the procedure of new draft bills, “Indigenous Legal Entities Planning and Setting”, then it consistently held 12 forums for “Indigenous Legal Entities” and 5 forums for “crucially consultative policies” to receive suggestions from all people in this profession. Then it started to amend the new draft bills, which are quite different from the previous version, so it will announce the new draft bill for 2nd time in order to receive more opinions. Council of Indigenous Peoples indicates the procedure of new draft bills “Indigenous Legal Entities Planning and Setting” are different from the previous version in mainly three policy guidelines. One, missions of Indigenous Legal Entities are flexibly arranged by Indigenous tribes. Two, solidify co-operation between local government and the Indigenous Legal Entities. Three, allows indigenous president to be representatives of Indigenous Legal Entities. Council of Indigenous Peoples pointed out, in the previous version of draft bill, Legal Indigenous Legal Entities shall define the mission of developing tribes, but effected by the Indigenous self-governing regulations. The future missions of developing tribes are planned in accordance with the regulation. Council of Indigenous Peoples emphasizes that Indigenous Legal Entities is not an “autonomous body (according in Local Government Act)”, so it does not belong to a part of township or county; therefore it has its own individual right. For the future co-operation, Indigenous Legal Entities shall be restricted by Indigenous self-governing regulations and administrative organs of government, and capable of organizing the consistent developing plan.” Council of Indigenous Peoples stated that in order to solidify co-operation between local government and the Indigenous Legal Entities, by respecting Indigenous self-governing tribes, we shall clarify the Municipalities, County, city and Township (town, city, district) as local organization groups, and expect them to execute their duties, which makes local governments execute public affairs as a strong supp

  • Serial Lecture “Training New Talents, Keeping the Original History”- Cultivate Indigenous Peoples Traditional and Intellectual Protection Talent

    To enforce the goal and spirit of Protection Act for the Traditional Intellectual Creations of Indigenous Peoples (hereinafter referred to as “TICIP”), and enhance students and teachers' awareness of the theory and practice of the Act in domestic colleges , Council of Indigenous Peoples selected Fu Jen University, which is qualified to process and ratify the “The Indigenous Peoples Traditional and Intellectual Protection Talent Training Plan,” to hold a serial lecture “ Training new talents, Keeping the Original History” at the 4th floor of Schoütte Memorial Library, Cultural Multi-Functional Exhibition Space, in two days(21、22). The participants were mainly students majoring in Law, which showed the care of Indigenous peoples traditional and intellectual creation.. WANG MEI-PING, Director of Economic Development Department of Council of Indigenous Peoples, stated after TICIP was published in the end of 2008, Council of Indigenous Peoples spent several years consulting and pretesting. Finally, in March 2016, the new relevant law of TICIP was revised.” The legislation spirit of TICIP is to increase the awareness of Indigenous peoples’ Intellectual property, and authorize indigenous people the cultural recreation rights.” The purpose of TICIP is not to eliminate the recreation rights by using Indigenous peoples’ Intellectual property. Instead, the purpose is to ensure people are using the Indigenous peoples’ Intellectual property with the Indigenous Peoples’ agreement and authorization. In 2017, Council of Indigenous Peoples will ratify total 8 universities to hold serial lectures “The Indigenous Peoples Traditional and Intellectual Protection Talent Training Plan”, Intensive courses or relevant courses for credits. Besides Fu Jen University, there are National Dong Hwa University, National Chung Cheng University, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Chinese Culture University, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Soochow University, and Dayeh University. Please pay attention to the course starting time and we welcome your participation. Administrator, LING-YUAN,GAO Tel. (02) 8995-3653

  • “2018 Innovation of Cultural Indigenous Music Subsidy Plans” has been promoted and started to apply in the October

    Council of Indigenous Peoples starts to promote 2018 Innovation of Cultural Indigenous Music Subsidiary Plan on Oct 1st, 2017. The plan includes the six subsidy allowances, creating script of Indigenous movies, filming new TV program of Indigenous Peoples, adding new Indigenous Peoples’ TV unit in existed TV program, recoding and revealing the history of Indigenous Peoples, creating and prompting Innovation of Cultural Indigenous Music, and marking the Indigenous Music or Videos. The six subsidy allowances, amount between NT 60000 to 3000000, are welcoming the indigenous music creator to apply. See the detail of regulation of allowances and apply it within the required time.     Council of Indigenous Peoples, in order to promote the cultural development of Indigenous movies, TV shows and music, fully encourage programmer and creator of Indigenous peoples to produce indigenously historical, cultural, artistic product. Since 2012, initially, the Council of Indigenous Peoples has allowanced the subsidy Cultural Indigenous Musical Reactive Industry (8 Indigenous history documentary, 8 Indigenous movies recreation, 17 Indigenous TV program edition and more than 50 Indigenous musical albums). Some of them were reworded the best 5 prizes in Taipei Film Awards such as "Only I Grow up - Lokah Laqi ", " Invisible Ancient Country ", " cepo " , " Dalan ",  made by the best Indigenous singer, GAO,JHONG-JIE (alias Balai), Anu Kaliting Sadipongan(company, Within Arts Studio),  LU,JIE-SING (alias Sangpuy, company, Katatepan Cultural Studio).   In 2017, 36 cases have applied the Subsidy Plans. After verifying qualifications, files, paper report, totally, the 17 cases, majorities of historical documentaries and Music Recreation composed, are allowanced. In order to deeply understand your style of historical documentaries and Music Recreation composed by Council of Indigenous Peoples, if you are the one, please attach your historical documentaries, 3 to5 minutes, or your direction of edited arts, more than 10 minutes. If you applied for subsidy allowances of Recreation and Promotion Music, attached 4 to 10

  • To Accomplish Media Access,Indigenous Radio Station is Formally Launched Now

    Alian96.3, Indigenous Radio Station, was formally launched on August 9th, and the public can listen to the complete program through FM 96.3 or downloading from Hinet hichannel network.     The launch of Alian96.3 Indigenous Radio Station on August 9th also has its special meaning. In order to honor the position and rights of indigenous peoples, United Nations set August 9th each year as The International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples on December 23rd, 1994. In this important moment that belongs to indigenous peoples, the launch of the radio station is further with the meaning of integrating into the world. The 9 key indigenous policies addressed by President include guaranteeing indigenous people’s right of media access, reducing the urban-rural digital gaps, and maintain subjectivity of ethnic group. The launch of Indigenous Radio Station is the implementation of the regulation in Article 12, the Indigenous Peoples Basic Law and is the concrete practice of protecting indigenous peoples’ communications and media access.     Council of Indigenous Peoples further expressed the President announced “Indigenous Languages Development Act” on June 14th and indigenous languages become the national language. “Indigenous Languages Development Act” also defines that the Indigenous Peoples TV and radios sponsored by government should produce programs and language learning courses of indigenous languages as well as the percentage of using indigenous languages must not lower than 50% of total hours of that institution. Therefore, the establishment of Alian96.3 Indigenous Peoples Radio Station not only accomplishes the policy of indigenous languages development but also continues the growth and strength of passing on indigenous languages.     The launch of Indigenous Radio Station will provide the information based on indigenous education and culture, languages learning, tourism and travelling, and public services. The abundant cultural creativity, tourism assets, and agricultural and featured products in indigenous villages can be promoted through radio programs and drive the economic

  • The 8th Taiwan Indigenous Literature Camp First Time Reaches Tribes in Cities

    In order to continue promoting and developing literature creation among indigenous peoples, Council of Indigenous Peoples special launches “The 8th Taiwan Indigenous Literature Award”. The topic of the activity is “kavaluwan” (means lily in Paiwanic language), expects writers of indigenous literature to use words as seeds and sow beautiful appointments originated from ancient times. It is aimed to invite all of indigenous people to join chanting songs for lives and earth! The first activity of Indigenous Literature Award is literature camp, and it will be held in Taipei from July 21st to 24th 2017 for whoever is interested in indigenous literature creation. This year, the indigenous literature camp is the first time held in a metropolitan area. Various guest speakers, topics are arranged and they provide indigenous people, live in metropolitan area, information and make indigenous peoples understand the modern issues form different aspects. The topics this year are in wide ranges, including modern indigenous’ playwriting creation, poem creation, nature writing, literature and dance to increase participants’ writing skills through discussion and practice. Besides, field trips to tribes located in metropolitan areas of Xizhou tribe, Nanjin tribe, Sanying tribe and Longenpu tribe are arranged in order to help participants understand the life style of the indigenous.  Indigenous people live in cities and the various issues that they face in depth. The mutual understanding and dispute settlement are unfolded through conversation and communication. It is anticipated that all the participants can present a bunch of pure lilies for the society in Taiwan under the appealing of their literature belief no matter indigenous people or Han people! Please visit activity website at http://tivb.pixnet.net/blog for relevant information or call Miss Lin at (02)2936-1262.

  • 8th Taiwan Indigenous Peoples Literary Prize and its series of events Start

    This is the 8th year for Council of Indigenous Peoples to organize the Taiwan Indigenous Peoples Literary Prize. The 8th Taiwan Indigenous Peoples Literary Prize in 2017 and the events of literary camp and literary forum are open for contribution and registration since now. Taiwan Indigenous Peoples Literary Prize sets 800,000 as the total prize for essay,   holding the awards for novel, prose, modern poetry, report and other literary genres, in order to encourage indigenous people and friends to speak out their voices with literary, increase the publicity of subjectivity of indigenous peoples and thus improve the quality and quantity of literary creations by indigenous peoples.   Taiwan Indigenous Peoples Literary Prize is open for registration until September, 1st, 2017 (subject to the time of postmark); the winner will be announced in October and the award ceremony will be held in December.  Furthermore, Council of Indigenous Peoples also plans a series of indigenous literary events. In the end of July, there will be the Taiwan Indigenous Literary Camp. In this event, famous litterateurs will be invited as lecturers, providing an opportunity to indigenous people who are interested in literary for writing and experience exchanges. The literary camp will arrange visits in tribes, providing trainees those experiences of tribal life as their sources of creations. In early September, there will be the Taiwan Indigenous Literary Forum with the theme of indigenous literary development, participated by those litterateurs, literature and history workers, and artists from indigenous peoples. The forum aims to create an exchange platform in every aspect of indigenous literary and integrate expectations and consensus for future development of indigenous literary.   Council of Indigenous Peoples hopes that, through the Literary Prize, indigenous literary can be promoted in publicity, thus encouraging indigenous people to give their own voices, keep caring their original homes and concentrate on the mission of inheriting history and culture of indigenous peoples. For relevant event information, please refer to the website: http://tivb.pixnet.

  • 「Value Adding and Development for Indigenous Enterprises」

    For the purposes of improving operation and management system of indigenous enterprises, optimizing their operation quality and competitiveness, and thus achieving the large-scale development and extended industrial collaboration, Council of Indigenous Peoples now  launches the Indigenous Entrepreneurship Value Adding and Development Project, available for all indigenous enterprises; selected enterprises will receive field diagnosis and customized in-depth guidance services from professional advisor team, conducive to the healthy development of those indigenous enterprises. To make public know about the core purposes of the project, Council of Indigenous Peoples will host explanation sessions in each region between July 18th to 23th (2017). Registration will end on August 18th, 2017.   The chairman of the Council of Indigenous Peoples, Icyang‧Parod said, to assist the indigenous enterprises with a certain scale to own more solid capacity in operation and management, increase human capital, improve business operation quality and competitiveness and emphases the industrial collaborations, Council of Indigenous Peoples now promotes the Indigenous Entrepreneurship Value Adding and Development Project, providing field consulting and diagnosis, in-depth accompanied guidance and customized guidance (such as introducing operation technologies depending on the enterprises, assisting them to connect with domestic certification labels, developing innovative products or services, and expanding high valued niche markets), thus to help them break through bottlenecks during development and increase overall competitiveness in every aspect of business operation.   Indigenous enterprises that interested in the project are welcomed to registration (goo.gl/cfPQh6). The dates and sites of explanation sessions for each region are listed as follows: (1) Central Region: July 18th, 2017 (Tuesday) 14:00 P.M. -16:00 P.M.; Registration site: National Library of Public Information (Multi-culture Learning Room). (2) South Region: July 19th, 2017 (Wednesday) 10:00 A.M. – 12: 00 A.M. Registration site: Indigenous Culture Hall of Pingtung County (The Auditorium).

  • Three Indigenous Peoples, Tsou People, Rukai People, Atayal People and 139 Tribes File Application to the Council of Indigenous Peoples for Traditional Land Zoning of Indigenous Peoples.

    The Council of Indigenous Peoples announced andimplemented [Zoning Regulations for Lands of Indigenous Peoples or Tribal Lands] (hereinafter referred to as Zoning Regulations). By now, there are 139 tribes, 3 Indigenous Peoples volunteer to apply to the Council of Indigenous Peoples for realizing traditional land zoning for Indigenous Peoples, and pursuant to zoning regulations and procedures which include: 1. Taitung County, Taimali Village, Beili Tribe (Lupakadj Tribe). 2. Chiayi County, Alishan Village, traditional areas of Tsou People (take a nation as unit). 3. Pingtung County, Wutai Village, traditional area of Rukai People (take a nation as unit). 4. Taiyuan City, Fuxing District, Zeren Li and other tribal traditional areas. 5. Hsinchu County, Jianshi Village, Yixing Village and other tribal traditional areas. 6. Hsinchu County, Wufeng Village, Zhulin Village and other tribal traditional areas.   It’s obvious zoning traditional lands is the long-term joint vision for Indigenous Peoples. The Council of Indigenous Peoples will provide proactive assistance and consultations through administrative system, and invest in proper administrative resources to facilitate the promotion of land zoning of Indigenous Peoples as well as put the policies and proposals regarding traditional areas of Indigenous Peoples replied by President Tsai into practice to protect the rights and interests of lands of Indigenous People.   Business Undertaker: Section Member Chen, Kuan-Chiu     Contact number: 02-89953307  

  • Chairman of Council of Indigenous Peoples Participated in Village Head, Alcalde Mayor Symposium of National Indigenous Peoples to Focus on Promotion and Planning of Traditional Field Issues by the Central and Local Authorities

    Village Head, Alcalde Mayor Symposium of National Indigenous Peoples of 2017 was head on May 17 and 18 of 2017 (Thursday) in Cultural Development Center for Indigenous People of Majia Village, Pingtung County. Village head, alcaldes and mayors from 55 indigenous people villages throughout the nation participated in the activity and the theme ranged from the announcement planning, economic industry, cultural preservation and inheritance of the traditional fields to the experience sharing and viewing regarding village administrative promotion. In view that the Council of Indigenous Peoples issued and enforced [Regulations on Land or Tribal Land Allocation for Indigenous Peoples] (hereinafter referred to as Regulations) and assisted the tribes or nations in promoting traditional field planning via the public offices. The meeting majorly communicated and focused on the idea exchange and experience sharing with respect to traditional field planning of the public offices. Meanwhile, it also invited chairman of Council of Indigenous People, Icyang·Parod to jointly discuss how the central and local authorities promote the announcement planning for the traditional fields of Indigenous Peoples and put the land transformation justice into practice under the premises of respecting tribes and national subjectivity. This meeting also specially invited chairman of Rukai people, Pao, Chi-Cheng to share the experience on traditional field planning for Rukai Peoples. He also stated at the meeting that the planning Regulations are feasible and suggested that a new way shall be led for planning Regulations to further promote the Autonomous Law, Aboriginal Land and Sea Law, etc. and gain the real rights. During the comprehensive idea exchange and extensive discussions, Wutai Township Mayor, Tu, Cheng-Chi, Chienshi and Yuntianpao Township Mayors also expressed that the planning was still a huge leap for traditional fields even though it failed to reach all the expectations. The planning will absolutely not be rejected but promoted as soon as possible. Chairman of Council of Indigenous Peoples, Icyang·Parod demonstrated that after the issuance and implementation of p

  • [The Dream, We Almost Reach] Loan Advocacy Briefing Session of Comprehensive Development Fund of Indigenous People Held by the Council of Indigenous Peoples, Financial Services Never Stop

    Today (11th), the Council of Indigenous Peoples invited the indigenous peoples, young entrepreneurs, aboriginal entrepreneurs engaging in business in Taipei. financial institution undertakers and local governmental responsible personnel to participate in Loan Advocacy Briefing Session of Comprehensive Development Fund of Indigenous People held in Taipei International Convention Center. The meeting was presided over by Chen, Mwi-Lin, special committee of Economic Development Division of the Council of Indigenous Peoples, and listen to the financial status and financing demands of the indigenous peoples in the real time. The advocacy briefing session held in Taipei International Convention Center specially invited Abao ,a Paiwan singer, who returned to the pop music to share her occupational experience from being nurse, singer, hostess to entrepreneur as well as her experience of applying for loans of the Council of Indigenous Peoples. Moreover, she also encouraged the indigenous peoples to make dreams and pursue of dreams. It’s expected to break the stereotyped impressions of public masses on the finance and credit of indigenous peoples as well as create friendly financing environment. The Council of Indigenous Peoples has launched seven advocacy briefing sessions this year. The advocacy briefing sessions was successful today in Xindian. By the advocacy briefing session, the indigenous peoples are encouraged to understand all the low-interest preferential loan application and are promoted by the Council of Indigenous Peoples. Moreover, by the entrepreneurship experience and operation processes shared by the aboriginal entrepreneurs, the indigenous peoples  understand how to cultivate good financing habits and manages financial institutions in daily life which is beneficial for obtaining operating or working capital in a successful manner when starting up the business or running into financial trouble in business operations. The advocacy briefing sessions had been hold in an every spots of Taiwan, but the financial tutoring services available for indigenous peoples by the Council of Indigenous Peoples will never end. 35 financial coaches of Indi