Pamulaan Center for Indigenous Peoples Education is an educational institution
dedicated to the indigenous peoples in the Philippines. The first of its kind in the country,
its main thrust is to create a culturally appropriate and relevant pathways of
TRAINING and FORMATION for the indigenous children, youth, community leaders,
and development workers. The Center hopes to produce graduates equipped with knowledge
and abilities to initiate collaborative actions towards sustainable development of
The term “Pamulaan” is a lumad-Matigsalog word meaning “seedbed”. We use the term to
stress the program’s commitment to root the development of students in the realities
of their life and culture.
The logo depict the program’s approach to learning which is integrative and wholistic
– one that develops the IP faculties and abilities to the fullest.
The young plant depicts the continuing growth offered by education. The leaves of the new
plant symbolizes the five major aspects of human life: Social, Political, Economic, Cultural,
and Spiritual; areas to hone and cultivate in all learners.