These Century-Old Photos from National Geographic Bring The History of Filipino Tribes To Life

These stunning color photographs by Dean Worcester, which originally appeared in the 1913 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, provide us with a glimpse of the colorful life and culture of Philippine indigenous groups in the 1900s.

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From Mountain Boy to Governor: The Incredible Story of Pitapit

Foreign missionaries had discovered the northern highlands in the early 1900s and had found it ripe and ready for their ministry work. When the first Episcopalian priest, Rev. Walter Clayton Clapp, went to Bontoc, a precocious 3-year-old Igorot child named Pitapit attracted his attention. What happened next was amazing.

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