Eufemia Cullamat Biography

Eufemia Cullamat is a Filipino politician. She is currently one of three representatives who won as nominees of Bayan Muna Partylist in the May 13, 2019 election. The other two are Carlos Zarate and Ferdinand Gaite.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Eufemia C. Cullamat
Nickname –> Ka Femia
Birth Date –> Age (59)
Birth Place –> Lianga, Surigao del Sur, Philippines

Family
Brother –> Jalandoni, Chairman of Mapasu (Malahutayong Pakigbigsog alang sa Sumusunod or Persevering Struggle for the Next Generation)
Spouse – an activist who experienced atrocities by government agents
Son – Jaceson (jailed for “trumped-up charges” according to the family)
Daughter – Jevilyn (Died on November 28, 20202 during a clash between the Philippine Army and the New People’s Army in Marihatag, Surigao Del Sur. Jevilyn is a member of the NPA.)
Other Relatives who were executed by government forces:
1. Dionel Campos (Her husband then chair of a Lumad organization)
2. Datu Juvello Sinzo (Her uncle and tribal leader)
3. Emerito Samarca (An executive of Alternative Learning Center for Agricultural and Livelihood Development or ALCADEV which oversees Lumad Schools but which are tagged by the military as haven for communists)

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Congresswoman

Affiliations
Mapasu – a village-based organization to promote the rights of the Lumad and other indigenous people of Mindanao

Advocacy
Indigenous People’s (IP) Rights including the right to education and self-determination
Anti-Mining
Anti-Logging
* Voted No to House Bill 6616 that aims to give additional powers to President Rodrigo Duterte in dealing with coronavirus pandemic.

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