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Philippines: Mindanao tribes hope for better future in Bangsamoro

Why the Philippines’s new Muslim-majority autonomous region is getting a chance to expand.

Bangsamoro, a new autonomous region in Mindanao could be expanded further if an indigenous tribe votes on whether to join it.

But they want to make sure that the rulers of the southern Philippines Muslim-majority territory return their ancestral lands to them.

Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports from Maguindanao province.