National Geographic Society,
Text on page 1229
THE EFFECT OF A LITTLE SCHOOLING
The picture to the left shows a typical Ilongot girl as we found her. The picture to the right shows an Ilongot girl who has attended school for a time
The Negritos love music and dancing. They indulge in a monotonous crooning, varied with loud shrieks, which passes for singing. Their musical instruments are gansas, bamboo flutes, often played with the nose instead of the lips, and jewsa -harps of bamboo. For hours at a time they keep up a monotonous circle dance, each performer having his forefinger hooked into the waistband of the skirt or clout of the person in front of him and walking, stamping, leaping into the air, or really dancing, as the humor strikes the leader of the performance, who sets the pace.
the subanos (see pictures, page 1177)
The Subanos, or Subanun, inhabiting territory close to or on the coast of west-
ern and northern Mindanao are a partially Mohammedanized tribe long enslaved by the Moros, whose dress and customs they have adopted to a considerable extent, although they are not sea-rovers. They inhabit the Sibuguey Peninsula in Mindanao. The name means a river dwellersa and is applied to these people because they live at some distance from the seashore and are met with in ascending the rivers.
A considerable number of the people of this tribe have been Christianized and a still larger number have been converted to Mohammedanism. They are essentially an agricultural and a very peaceful people and fall ready victims to their more warlike neighbors.
For many years prior to the American