The Bontoc Igorot eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 387 pages of information about The Bontoc Igorot.
Table of Contents
Section Page

Start of eBook1
Letter of Transmittal1
Preface1
Introduction3
PART 15
Igorot land5
INCHES9
Igorot peoples9
PART 211
Bontoc culture area12
Marks of Bontoc culture14
The Bontoc man15
Historical sketch16
Somatology21
Measurements21
Woman24
Measurements24
Child26
Pathology27
PART 328
The pueblo28
Ato29
Pabafunan and fawi30
Olag32
Afong34
The family37
Childbirth38
Twins38
Abortion39
Child39
Naming40
Circumcision41
Amusements42
Puberty44
Life in olag44
Marriage45
Divorce47
The widowed47
Orphans48
The aged48
Sickness, disease, and remedies48
Death and burial51
PART 457
Production57
Natural production57
Hunting58
FIGURE 160
Fishing61
Vegetal production63
Cultural production63
Building the sementera64
Irrigating66
Turning the soil69
Fertilizing71
Seed planting72
Transplanting73
Cultivating74
Protecting74
FIGURE 475
Harvesting77
Storing79
Expense and profit80
Zooculture81
Carabao81
Hog82
Chicken83
Dog83
Clothing production84
Woman’s clothing86
Implement and utensil production87
Wooden implements and utensils88
Metal implements and utensils89
Pottery90
93
Basket work93
Weapon production95
Wooden weapons96
Metal weapons97
FIGURE 598
FIGURE 6101
Pipe production, and smoking101
Fire making104
Division of labor105
Wages, and exchange of labor107
Distribution108
Theft108
Conquest108
Consumption109
Foods109
Beverages114
Salt115
FIGURE 7116
Sugar117
Meals and mealtime118
Transportation118
Commerce121
Barter121
Sale123
Medium of exchange124
Measure of exchange value125
Standard of value125
Palay currency125
125
Trade routes125
Trade languages and traders126
Stages of commerce127
Property right128
Personal property of individual128
129
Personal property of group129
Real property of individual129
Real property of group130
Public property130
Sale of property131
Rent, loan, and lease of property131
Inheritance and bequest132
PART 5134
Crimes, detection and punishment136
PART 6139
PART 7149
Dress150
FIGURE 8150
Decoration152
Tattoo152
Music154
Vocal music157
Dancing157
Games159
Formalities159
PART 8160
Spirit belief160
Exorcist162
Lumawig, the Supreme Being164
“Changers” in religion168
Priesthood168
Sacred days170
Ceremonials170
Ceremonies connected with agriculture170
Chaka171
Suwat174
Keeng175
Totolod175
Safosab175
Lislis175
Loskod176
Okiad176
Kopus176
Ceremonies connected with climate176
Kalob176
Chinamwi177
Kafokab177
Changtu177
Ceremony connected with ato178
PART 9178
Actual knowledge178
Mensuration179
Numbers179
Lineal measure179
Measurement of animals180
The calendar180
FIGURE 9181
Folk tales182
The sun man and moon woman; or, origin of head-hunting182
Origin of kaag, the monkey184
Origin of gayyang, the crow, and fanias, the large lizard185
Owug, the snake185
PART 10187
Introduction187
Alphabet188
Linguistic inconsistencies188
Nouns189
Pronouns189
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190
190
Verbs190
190
Comparative vocabularies191
Bontoc vocabulary193
English, with Bontoc equivalent193
194
Human Body194
195
Bodily Conditions196
Consanguineal and Social Relationships196
Clothing, Dress, and Adornment197
197
Foods and Beverages198
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198
Home and Field199
Animals200
Vegetal Life202
Verbs202
Adjectives203
Adverbs203
Cardinal Numerals203
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204
Distributive Numerals204
NOTES205
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