Nor-ain serves as the Cultural Affairs Officer of Lanao del Sur. Nor-ain hailed from three different groups and has always struggled against prejudice against fellow and non-Muslims. “Mayroong diskriminasyon kahit sa pagitan ng iba’t ibang grupo sa Bangsamoro. Hindi ko makakalimutan yung isang instance noong nag aaral ako ng Master's sa Marawi. I just did not expect to experience this kind of discrimination in that academic environment. I always introduce myself as ‘MA-GUI-RANON,’ meaning I am a mix of Maranaw, Maguindanaon and Iranun. Though my strongest blood is Iranun. Maraming nag-react sa mga kaklase ko at maraming lumabas na argumento. Para sa mga Maranaw ako ay isang Maguindanaon, at para sa mga Maguindanaon ako ay isang Maranaw. Narinig ko doon na ang mga Maguinadanaon ay mangkukulam o hindi kaya ang mga Maranaw ay kumakain ng ulo ng kabayo. Maaaring mababaw ang mga paratang pero nakakainsulto rin. Pero kahit ganun, ang kagandahan ng pagiging “Ma-gui-ranon,” ay kaya kong i-defend ang tatlong grupo kasi alam ko na mali ang mga sinasabi tungkol sa kanila. At dahi marunong ako ng tatlong salita, kaya ko silang kausapin lahat. Kaya sa tingin ko, importante na kapag may mga naririnig akong masama tungkol sa isang grupo ay madedepensahan ko kaagad. Iyon sa tingin ko ang dapat gawin ng bawat Bangsamoro para maiwasan ang diskriminasyon sa bawat grupo.”

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