National Geographic : 1913 Nov
CHRISTIAN MANOBO WOMAN The dress of some of the Manobo women is so like that of their Mandaya neigh bors that at first sight it is hard to tell the difference. Both are very fond of the blue jacket and the contrast of the yellow or red skirt and both wear many heavy armlets. This is not surprising as the two tribes dwell next to each other and there is constant trading between them. This woman belongs to one of the few Christian settle ments. MANOBO MAN AND WIFE The Manobo areatribe of northeast Mindanao living along the banks ofthe river Agusan and itstributaries, the third largest river inthe Philippines. They frequently act as middlemen between the tribes ofthe interior and the Chinese and Moro traders of the coast. Note the pad for blackening the teeth held between the woman's lips.