This Land is Our Land: Moro Ancestral Domain and Its Implications for Peace and Development in the Southern Philippines

@article{Tuminez2007ThisLI,
  title={This Land is Our Land: Moro Ancestral Domain and Its Implications for Peace and Development in the Southern Philippines},
  author={Astrid S. Tuminez},
  journal={SAIS Review of International Affairs},
  year={2007},
  volume={27},
  pages={77 - 91}
}
  • Astrid S. Tuminez
  • Published 20 September 2007
  • Political Science
  • SAIS Review of International Affairs
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