National Geographic Society,
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SON OF A FAMOUS MANOBO CHIEF
This young man is a typical Manobo dandy, observe the care with which the head-dress of red tassels is made to match a girdle of the same material, while the five great silver patinas on the breast marks the man of wealth and position.
A MANOBO WOMAN
The Manobos are believed to number about 60,000 people of whom some 2,000 are civilized. The latter are found in the province of Davao and most of them are Christians. They are the result of the activity of the Jesuits, who, in the last years of the Spanish rule, formed settlements for their converts and taught them how to till the soil.