National Geographic : 1930 Sep
PAGAN BAGOBOS WEAR ELABORATE COSTUMES Tie-dyeing, embroidery, and bead work are practiced among these people, some Io,ooo of whom live in Mindanao. The jackets and trousers are of woven grass cloth. Major John Duckworth, U. S. Army Medical Corps, is observing these natives' reactions after their first airplane flight. Photograph by Merle Le Voy HAVING THEIR FIRST VIEW OF THE "GREAT BIRD" Negritos of Aparri, believing that the plane issome sort offowl, are examining it for traces of feathers and other attributes of winged crea tures. They cannot be convinced that the landing wheels are not a species of claw (see text, page 334).