The Negrito and Allied Types in the Philippines and The Ilongot or Ibilao of Luzon

Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,230 / 44 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.7
LoC Category: DS
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Genre: History
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cipal" class from poor parentage. By "poor" class in Benguet is meant those who have no cattle, rice terraces, mines, or other productive property and are liable to the forced labor of "polistas." The stature, arm-reach, and cephalic and nasal indices of these Igorot are arranged below:

Height Arm-reach Cephalic Index Nasal Index

1481 1489 83.0 82.9 1490 1550 75.7 85.8 1496 1532 78.9 104.8 1499 1556 79.7 83.3 1500 1567 76.8 83.5 1512 1588 87.5 75.0 1522 1583 76.0 89.4 1546 1602 81.2 97.7 1596 1564 82.3 79.1 1615 1647 96.3 105.0

Of these statures all but one are "short," or below 1600. In fact these men are only a little above the average stature of the Negritos of Mariveles (1450). Five are within 50 mm. of a true pygmy stature. The mean stature is 1500 to 1512, and the average is identical, 1505.7. In all but one case the arm reach exceeds the height, the excess varying from 8 to 36 mm. Six are brachycephalic, and four mesaticephalic, the variation extending from 75.7 to 96.3. The nasal

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