The Bontoc Igorot

  title={The Bontoc Igorot},
  author={Albert Ernest Jenks}
Sir: h t a study of the Bontoc Igorot made for this Survey during the year 190 I e recommendation that it be published as Volume I of a series of scientific studies to be issued by The Ethnological Survey for the Philippine Islands. Res c Albert Ern e Chief o Hon. Dean C. Worcester, Secretary of the Interior, Manila, P. I. page 5 page 3 Letter of Transm Department of the Interior, The Ethnological Survey, Manila, February 3, 1904. I ave the honor to submi with th 3. t is transmitted 
Quarrels and Enmity between the Sun and the Moon. A Contribution to the Mythologies of the Philippines, India, and the Malay Peninsula
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A German Travels to the North in 1878: Golden Anitos, Bird-Scaring Machines, and the Tree of Justice
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Archaeological Investigations in Central Ifugao
M OST anthropologists know at least something about the Ifugao. This knowledge is probably due in part to the fact that the Ifugao are an intrinsically interesting people whom professors find useful
Population Investigation Committee
The main object of the committee is to ascertain the facts of the case and the causes of the decline in the number of births per family, and for this purpose it invites the co-operation of institutions and individuals engaged upon relevant lines of research.
Primitive Medicine in the Philippines
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A history of Protestantism in Loo, Buguias, Benguet
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Culture Change and the Conduct of Conflicts among Filipino Tribesmen
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"Natural" childbirth among the Kankanaly-Igorot.
  • N. Kohnen
  • History
    Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine
  • 1986
M others in earlier periods gave birth in an upright position. This is borne out by countless medieval European miniatures, ancient Roman tombs, Greek amphora, and sarcophagus reliefs. But evidence


M.D., translator of The Philippines, A Summary Account of their Ethnological, Historical, and Political Conditions, by Ferdinand Blumentritt
  • etc. (Chicago,
  • 1900
Goessmann in Universal Cyclopaedia
  • vol. X (1900),
  • 1900
Estudio Geografico y Etnografico sobre algunos
  • Distritos del Norte de Luzon, by R. P. Fr. Angel Perez (Manila),
  • 1902