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THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS
A SPANISH BIRTHDAY PARTY a PUERTO PRINCESA. PALAWAN
When in the island before, we had seen next to nothing of the wild people who form practically its whole population; for the little settlement of Spaniards and civilized natives at Puerto Princesa is hardly worth considering, when it comes to a question of numbers. This time we were determined to get among the savages.
In the southern part of Palawan Moros are found, in the central portion and along the northern coasts a tribe called Tagbanuas, and in the northern mountain region Battaks. We knew the Tagbanuas to be a pacific people, and we hoped they might be of use to us. We