National Geographic : 1945 Mar
Staff Photographer J.Baylor Roberts Toylike Houses with Thatched Roofs Form the Old, Native Igorot Section of Bontoc, Capital ofMountain Province Children gaze from the edge of the city reservoir. Modern Bontoc, not visible, has government buildings, stores, and modern houses. Close study ofthe picture shows these houses standing on man-made terraces. Irrigated rice fields are seen in background. Despite chill mountain air,many Igorots gopartly naked, and like dog meat. Igorots are very industrious, and thousands are employed in peacetime in the gold mines of Mountain Province.