By Fay-Cooper Cole, Paul S. (Paul Sidney), 1899-1974 joint editor Chief Curator, Department of Anthropology, . Martin, Lillian A. joint editor Associate Editor, Scientific Publications, . Ross

Quantity: Fieldiana, Anthropology, v.46 writer: [Chicago] Chicago common historical past Museum Press booklet date: 1956 matters: Bukidnon (Philippine humans) Notes: this can be an OCR reprint. there is a number of typos or lacking textual content. There are not any illustrations or indexes. for those who purchase the final Books version of this e-book you get loose trial entry to the place you could choose between greater than one million books at no cost. you can even preview the booklet there.

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The Bukidnon of Mindanao (Fieldiana, Anthropology, v.46)

Quantity: Fieldiana, Anthropology, v. forty six writer: [Chicago] Chicago usual background Museum Press booklet date: 1956 matters: Bukidnon (Philippine humans) Notes: this is often an OCR reprint. there is various typos or lacking textual content. There are not any illustrations or indexes. in the event you purchase the final Books variation of this ebook you get loose trial entry to Million-Books.

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MAKING A LIVING 53 If a person falls sick before planting time a small ceremony is held to determine if one of the spirits of Kaliga-6n is responsible. At that time the comb and promises the spirit involved house will be erected for him in the field. This will be done at baylan cuts off a bit of a chicken's that a little once and must always be placed above the kaldtan just mentioned. " by clipping off a bit of a chicken's comb. done by the women, although men may assist. One or more persons carrying long sticks sharpened at one end move in straight lines punching holes into the ground.

This is the style and a grown person with white teeth would be laughed at and asked when he would be old enough to chew tinalad. The usual method is to file the upper incisor teeth across, about midway, and then to break them off (fig. 20). Another method of ornamentation is to bore holes through the teeth and inlay child is old to pieces of copper or brass wire. In addition to mutilation most teeth are blackened although they are already somewhat discolored by the use of betel nut. A cold knife is held in the flame and smoke of burning guava bark, and the "sweat" which is deposited on the blade is rubbed on the teeth several nights in succession.

Mat- and basket-making are important. Young girls start training by imitating their elders but soon work an important part of their regular duties. A few women weave hemp and cotton cloth. It is evident that this was formerly an im- find such portant accomplishment but trade cloth from the coast has led to a sharp decline in native work. On the other hand the great emphasis laid on applique and embroidery of garments has made nearly every woman an artist. it Several native forges were observed in various parts of the territory, and appears that the Bukidnon were once self-sufficient in the production of such metal objects as spears and knives.

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