Grace Caligtan, Malaya Caligtan-Tran and Seiji Yamada

Grace Caligtan is a second-generation Ilokana and Applai Kankanaey, hailing from Piddig, Ilocos Norte and Tadian, Mt. Province, and calls the community of Kalihi and Kapālama on Oʻahu, home.

Malaya Caligtan-Tran is Vietnamese, Ilokano, and Kankanaey, who also calls Kalihi and Kapālama home.

Seiji Yamada is a native of Hiroshima.

All three are members of the Hawai‘i Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines.

On Cordillera Day, Defend the Land, Defend the Land Defenders