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  1. 1. Types of Negritos in the Philippine IslandsAuthor(s): Robert Bennett BeanSource: American Anthropologist, New Series, Vol. 12, No. 2 (Apr. - Jun., 1910), pp. 220-236Published by: Blackwell Publishing on behalf of the American Anthropological AssociationStable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/659951Accessed: 17/09/2010 03:21Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of JSTORs Terms and Conditions of Use, available athttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsp. JSTORs Terms and Conditions of Use provides, in part, that unlessyou have obtained prior permission, you may not download an entire issue of a journal or multiple copies of articles, and youmay use content in the JSTOR archive only for your personal, non-commercial use.Please contact the publisher regarding any further use of this work. Publisher contact information may be obtained athttp://www.jstor.org/action/showPublisher?publisherCode=black.Each copy of any part of a JSTOR transmission must contain the same copyright notice that appears on the screen or printedpage of such transmission.JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range ofcontent in a trusted digital archive. We use information technology and tools to increase productivity and facilitate new formsof scholarship. For more information about JSTOR, please contact support@jstor.org. Blackwell Publishing and American Anthropological Association are collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve and extend access to American Anthropologist.http://www.jstor.org
  2. 2. TYPES OF NEGRITOS IN THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS By ROBERT BENNETT BEAN Aetas, or Negritos, of the Philippines have been studiedTHE at close range by Meyer, Montano, Reed, and others, and from a distance by many anthropologists. The HonorableDean C. Worcester, Secretary of the Interior of the Philippine Islands,has visited the Negritos wherever in the archipelago they could befound; yet never before have they been classified into types,although at least three types are represented among them - threetypes that are the fundamental units of mankind - the Primitive,the Iberian, and the Australoid. The most plausible supposition toaccount for the three types among the Negritos is that the Australoidpreceded the Iberian and Primitive, who have been incorporatedwith the Australoid as the result of recent or remote intrusions. Bythe workings of Mendelian heredity the kinky hair, black skin, anddiminutive stature of the Australoid have obscured the character-istics of the other types. This is the first study dealing with the ears and physical char-acteristics of the Philippine Islanders of the interior and is basedlargely on photographs in the collection of the Bureau of Scienceof the Philippine Government, and in the private collection of MrWorcester, to whom I am indebted for access to both collections. The Negritos are the first of the inland tribes selected for study,because they are relatively few in number and are undoubtedly be-coming fewer, as they lose their purity when they come into con-tact with surrounding peoples. They were selected also becausevery few studies of Negritos have been made dealing with the physicalcharacteristics of the living, and no previous study has been made oftheir ears; and, finally, because a large number of representative 1 The photographs of the Negritos in this paper are reproducedwith the permissionof the Secretary of the Interior of the Philippine Islands and the editor of the Philip-pine Journal of Science, in which journal they were originally published. 220
  3. 3. BEAN] TYPES OF NEGRITOS 22 Iphotographs of Negritos from many parts of the islands could beobtained. The photographs have been derived from several sources, takenat various times by different men. The photographs of the Negritosof Bataan or Mariveles mountain, of Isabela province, of Pampangaprovince, and some of those of Palawan island and elsewhere, weretaken by Mr Worcester. The Negritos of Zambales were photo-graphed by Mr A. Reed and others; those of Cagayan by MrCharles Martin of the Bureauof Science: the Tinitian and other Negritos (Bataks) ofthe island of Palawan werephotographed by Lieutenant E. Y. Miller while governor, 1Ai- and the photographs of the Negritos of the island of Panay, provinces of Antique and Capiz, and of Ambos Camar- ines, were taken by Mr M. L. Miller, Chief of the Division of Ethnology, Bureau of Sci- ence. These are groups from which photographs have been studied, with the addition of a few others from out of the way places in the Philippine Islands. It is to be noted that Ne- FIG. 12.- The chief of the tribe of Ne- gritos still remain in the gritos in the Mariveles mountain across the Philippine Islands, from Pala- bay from the city of Manila. Australoid type. wan in the south to the ex- treme northern end of Luzon. Not only is the distribution of the Negritos so general throughout the islands, but the types selected show a similar general distribution, although slight local resem- blances exist. The Negritos of a single locality have evidently inbred, yet the probability of intermixture with the surrounding populations can in no instance be excluded.
  4. 4. 222 AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST [N. S., 12, 19IO MARIVELES NEGRITOS The Mariveles Negritos appear to be the purest Negritos in thePhilippines judging from the photographs available, and the chiefof the tribe in the mountain across the bay from Manila is a typicalNegrito of the Australoid form (see figs. 12 and I3). The head is ~ii~ ---l:i:-l:: rii-- i;iii-iii -- -:i: i-ii-`l~-.- .iii :i:i mii~i- i-i~ziii:i-:i: ;i:~-- r:i~i?i-:~:i_-: - ~iili- -_. i : I:- C ---- FIG. 13. - The same Negrito as in Fig. 12. Australoid type.long and narrow, the face is moderately wide and short, the nose islarge and straight, broad and heavy, but not flat and depressed likethe nose of the Primitive, and the ear is a combination of Iberianand Primitive, the Australoid ear. The full figure of the Negritochief is characteristic of the Australoid type. The extremities arelong and the body is relatively short. The forearm and the lowerleg appear to be unusually long, but no exact measurements weremade. Measurements of the limb parts made on the photographprove both the brachial index and the crural index to be high. This type of Negrito is without doubt the true Negrito, and thegreater number of Mariveles Negritos are of this type, which isalso found wherever the Negrito exists in purity in the islands, espe-
  5. 5. BEAN] TYPES O; NEGRITOS 223cially in the northeastern part of Luzon along the shores of thePacific ocean and in the adjacent mountains, which is the most un-frequented part of the archipelago, and the home of the largestnumber of pure Negritos in the Philippines. The Primitive type is also found among the Mariveles Negritos,particularly among the women, and one of them, the most char-acteristic Primitive Negrito seen in the Philippines, is shown infigure 14.:--::~--~_:*-_:;--:~:i:--:-:-: --i,::~:::::i:.-::-:--:::::m:iii:ii~ii~ii~ii~ii i:?-:--::::?:?-::::: ?-:-:_-::--:?:-: ::-::j:-.::-::i:_i::::::i ?:i:-iji~:-- ::::a---~-i i~i-$a---~--~ii-~iii:~xi-l-::;i-.i:%:: ii::: :::ii-:;:: ::::-~?i- --:r::::i:r:-::::-::::-::i--l:-::::r-:::::_::::_~:i-:i(:_l-:_i:i -i-:::i:-:?::?_-,- _: -_i::-:n:-:i ::::-i::::_:i:-:r: ::::::::-::: ::, ::::::,:ai:::::_:-; -: :_;:-:_ii:_i-:-::i: i::- _:-i:::_?::::::-:-:---?-i:;:-a:~i:a: _::,:::I?::?::::::-::iii:iii~m~-iii-i?ri~iiii,:ii~i~:iii~: ?i:~i::_~--ii~-::~-i:- ii`~ -ii::~:::: :::::-:::::ii~;ii-i~iiii.;i:-:i--i-i::i;ili:_---:ll _ :i-:ji$:i::-:::i::-:-::: ::::"::: ::::-::::::::;: -:?::::::::::::1:::::::_:i i:ln:;j~i:~ i-::::?i:~l:_f~i::::~-_li :: : :;:-:" iii:l--ii --- ii~iiiiiiii -:-:::- ::::--::- :-: i-aiii-iPi-l:---::j?iiiai-iiiii.ii~_-: iiiiii I~iiii: iiiuiiiii:ii:::-:::: iii ?ii~iBi-ii- lii:ii-iii i_-i~iisii~iiiriE~ii~~~li2i~ j-:iiii:iii-ii:~:iii-ii:i:-_iii ::-li iii:::i.:ii:-iiiiiiii:i :i:i-~-ii::ii-i,:~ ::: ::::::::::::;::::- ::;;::;:?:_;:::ii:: -i:--:-_ :i:: :::i-:-i-:-:-: ::--::::::;::: I:::::: :i:::::?-::;_: ::: -~r.--i~-:-::l - : -----:-1:_:-::~-~:-__:-: 11 :::~-~~~:~-i~:~ ::I:~:I::~::::: i: i_:-::: :::::::_- : FIG. 14. - A young woman of the Mariveles tribe of Negritos. Primitive type. In this individual the head is wide, the face is broad and flat,the nose is also broad and flat with depressed bridge and flaringnostrils that open forward rather than downward. The ears cannotbe seen entirely, but the character of the visible parts justifies theconclusion that they are Primitive in form. The full lips andreceding chin finish the infantile character-complex, and prove thetype to be a Primitive. The Iberian type is not found in pure form among the MarivelesNegritos but a few individuals have what may be called a degenerate
  6. 6. 224 AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST [N. S., 12, 1910Iberian physiognomy. Such a Negrito is seen in figure I5. Thisman is considered by Mr Worcester to be a typical Negrito, andhe is not greatly unlike "Ardi, one of the last of the Kalangs,"whose picture is given on page 69 of Th? Worlds Peoples byDr A. H. Keane; the ears of the two are almost identical in ap-pearance. The head and face are long and narrow, the nose isneither flat nor large but rather thin and slender, and there is con-siderable facial prognathism, a characteristic of the Iberian. The-i -ii-ii iii--i:ii-::: -~-?-- .. :is- :-- : -::_:~-:I s_-i-:i-i . .-.. Il--:iiill:-:-: - ;: li:i--i-i- -..... .:__ -ii:l::--ilnii--_-::i::::-:iii~iiii~::i~_?-: :i :i-::iii;~~iii:--_:i; hi::: ~:~l:`l:iii-:ii:-:I~iiiiiiiii -i:i:_Ei~l~;l:--~i:~:~~i?i~_~:-il-i;i -iji: ii-i-i -iii:_i.-_ii:-:?i:i-:i:~ii~~:_i_l: :i:ili::li. --:--_:i-:l- :: i ::::~~~I- ::._..ii-~---: 1_ iii~--:.:i 1-I I-i~~i-i-~l : ii-::,:,:~_-:-__i:-.i:-:~iii -: i6~ I:-I;~I:~-:,:i::ii :_. . .-i:-ii::ri:: iii::-il?-l: -- I ::-i__i: i:- ~i i:i~--i--i-i;-_:::_:;-:r----::_~i-:i:il-i?i-ii-ii,~ i;:ii-lil~-i-- -:::---- --. i:-:; ::i:~i:ii-ii-ii~~~~c.ii~-: .:-iii-ii~:i-i .. _:i:-:i--~i_ : :i-i:- .. :ii::-::--iiiii-;iii-:ii ?~;"??ii:!???;`ii~ iii: ::-:::--::::-i:::::::::: iiii:.i:ii-i i::i-::i: ii- _:- -::ri::ii:i- :i i:ii;i:l: ~ii- i:::::?:::-:::::-_-ii_:~ilii-iii iii: -:_:~::: -i-i: -i::iiii . li-iii-ii:~-::i:i :-::::::::---:i:::- -- :i~iiliii~l-I~l -:i:- iii .-::: _: i:iii-:iii:-?i iri::: I:~;:-:;:: -:-iF~iii~iii~__~:i i:-~i--i I--::;::-:;ii-i ii:---;l--::l;;i- - ::;__i-:::-::;:- :::~i~i:~:~:~ iii: :-:::i::i: -iiiii- iii I- ::-~-:in_~;---,::,~- :_-:: :i--ii~-~:i~- : --- ------ia:i:-:i:,,-_--:i_-- iii: i- i~ii:i~~:-~ ~--- __li:;i!ii iri~ ?_:::-j-----:- i:-:i-.:i:-:--i- ii-I_~ -i;i:;ii i: ~-:i:;;;: ?li:I - _ ~i;~lii6:Zi~ ii::-:- iiii i i.:ii:-f:~i-::-Bii ~ -::--i -i- i?l-i-li -iI:i -? ~1 ? _1._--- i i . F::~-:i:~iii~ii~i;iii ,iiil~:~ ir- :fl::iFiis`-ii ii~ii-~ii~~~i~L.wiii~~ii~-~?:~?l-l~;, I ~ B-~i-ipsea I ~---iii_ ~--:_-i --ii- i ,,I FIG. 15. - A Mariveles Negrito. Degenerate Iberian type.ear is modified Iberian, with everted concha and turned out helix.The most plausible explanation of the presence of these two men,Ardi and the Mariveles man, among Negritos is that they representa reversion to a remote cross of the Iberian with the Negrito. ZAMBALES NEGRITOS The Iberian type occurs in almost pure form among theNegritos in parts of the Philippines outside of the Marivelesgroup. A Negrito from Zambales of practically pure Iberian form
  7. 7. BEAN] TYPES Of NEGRITOS 225may be seen in figure 16. This man is so surely Iberian that werehis skin white and his hair straight he might pass for a European.The forehead is vertical, the face long, thin, and slightly progna-thous, the nose is slender andstraight, and the chin is sharp.The ears are typical Iberian,with dependent lobule, evertedconcha, rolled out and spiralshaped helix. This man un-doubtedly represents the resultof a previous cross of the Negritowith an Iberian. It would ap-pear from this combination of Iberian form and kinky hair thathair and physiognomy are sep-arable characters in heredity andfollow Mendels laws, whereas the ear form and physiognomy hang together as a character-complex, although they, too,may be separable. The Primitive type is moreprevalent among the ZambalesNegritos than any other type, - A Negrito man from Zambales.and more than in the Mariveles FIG.I6. Iberian type. Negritos. A characteristic Prim-itive Negrito man of Zambles may be seen in figure 17. Notice the bowl-shaped ears, the broad, flat nose with flaring nostrils that open somewhat forward, the broad head and face, the full lips, and the small chin. The legs are short and the body relatively long; the hands and fingers are also short. Compare this Primitive Ne- grito with the Australoid shown in figure 12 and then contrast both with the Iberian Negrito in figure I8. Differences in the relative proportions of the limb parts, as well as other differences, may be noted. The Iberian has a long, slender nose, the Australoid a large, straight nose, and the Primitive a broad, flat nose. The face of the Iberian is long, that of the Australoid is oval, and that
  8. 8. 226 AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST [N. s., 12, 1910of the Primitive is round. The Iberian has slender extremities andbody, the Primitive is short and squat, and the Australoid is nearlyall arms and legs, the body being relatively short. ~~- ::::~?:::?i~i::: i---i::: I: r::.. :-_-~i--i- j:;-:_:-::- iiiiii-. i::-:--ii: -iiii_-i:i -::::-;;i-ii i ::-: : :::: . :~_i?i~~ig i-l:::i~i~ii ~,%li`~;~i-::_=i~-ia-~-ti_-i i-:~i::::-:? -i::r-i:il::i:i:-i- I :;::ji: ii_ -:~iR$i ----;- r:: :-_:: ~-_:i-:~;j::-A:: ii- -iii- : .-: : ::;::: p i: ::,::: FIG.17. - A Negrito man from Zam- FIG. I8.--A Negrito from Isabelabales. Primitive type. province, eastern Luzon. Iberian type. ISABELA NEGRITOS While considering this Iberian Negrito from Isabela province itmay be well to mention another Iberian Negrito, Pagatolan, a notedchief of that section of Luzon. Figures 20oaand 20obare rather good
  9. 9. BEAN] TYPES OF NEGCRIT7OS 227pictures of Pagatolan, who " has had three Albino children, two ofwhom are living and one of whom he has caused to be given Chris-tian baptism. He states that God has been very good to give himwhite children, and that he proposed to send them to school." This Negrito is decidedly Iberian. The long, straight, pointednose, the pointed chin, and the square forehead are all evidences ofthe Iberian. Unfortunately the ears do not show well, although thelobule and lower helix and con-cha resemble the Iberian. TheAlbino children may be expres-sions of Mendelian heredityfrom a previous cross between aNegrito and a European. The Australoid Negrito isthe true type of eastern Luzon,and a sub-chief of this region asa representative of the type maybe seen in figure 19. The Iberianand the Australoid Negritos arenot greatly unlike each other, andthis is particularly true of thelimb and body parts and theirrelative proportions. It wouldseem that the Iberian and theNegrito (Australoid) have beenfusing for a long time because the ISIamalgamation of the two typesis so nearly complete whereasthe Primitive Negrito represents a more recent mixture. This FIG. 19. - A Negrito man from Isabela province. Australoid type.may be emphasized by presentingthe photographs of Negritos that represent recent mixtures with the surrounding population, all of such photographs exhibiting a blended condition with Primitive markings. First, a group of women and children of Zambales province in figure 21 illustrates four grades of blends and shows how the kinky hair of the Negrito may become straight by continual intercrossing
  10. 10. 228 AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST [N. 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Iberian type.-;_:::-li~ii:-:~:~:-:a-::- :.::::::i::::::-: ::: : ::::::::: :i:: -"iiii~i-~ifiiiliEii~li~iii~-~6i -::::::: :::1:::::::;: -:__:::-:-::;_::::s: :::i::::-l:: j::i:~:::-,:,::i:: :::::i:-:;: :::~::: :_-:::-.i:::li:: ii::;li:iji::*:-i :-.-.- ::::::::i:r:::- ..:.:: -i-~ :r:::-:-;iiiiiii~ii -I:::-: :::-:::i~:-i-:: ,-i:i:i-i-i--iii~i~iiii-l-i-i:::ii- i: :::-;:-;::::::: ::;::: ~ii:~?ii- ::iiii~::i--iiiili iii,~ii~i~i ::?::i:ii-i,:iiii-ii----Biii:iBi:ii-i:ii::ii:::-_:_::i::i iii:i-Fii_ i:::: ::j ::::::::: :::-::i-:: :i-s--i~-i::i:--iiiii,:i ---:ifii:-i~i:i::-i:-i-IOii_-ii~:~:i-i-ii :::: :;:-:::-::--1:-- ::,::::,:::::::,-: i~iiiiii~ii:.i:i-:iri:iiri:iri :::::1::::iiiii-;i-iBi ...-.-: :::..:_; ::::_::.: ::::::: i:; iiiii-iii a~i;i~_i-ii-i" : :i-:i:i-?-ii-i:i::::i::1::::;:::::_:: :- :::-;: __::-:i::? i~i~-i-:--ii: i:i::iieii~i- .ii:li~iiili--~i-i?rii? iiaiiiaii ii~ii-i.Eii iiiiii~ii~,iii~ii:ji:iiiii~iii?ii~i?-i%:ii FIG. 21. - A group of Zambales Negritos of mixed blood. Modified Primitive type.
  11. 11. BEAN] TYPES OF NEGRITOS 229with the straight haired Filipino. All the individuals are modifiedPrimitive in type. Next a Negrito of Capiz (fig. 22), in the island of Panay, whohas considerable Visayan blood, shows all the marks of a modifiedPrimitive Filipino, with the wavy hair of a mixed Negrito. The Negritos in the vicinity of the town of Tinabog, on theisland of Palawan, are more numerous than in the other parts of theisland, but they have mixed withthe Visayans who inhabit thetown of Tinabog. A represen-tative of this class may be seen lift:::::in figure 23. The Negritos ofthe island of Palawan are called All:~~j Bataks, and this is a representa-tive Batak man. Their peculiar method of shaving the head over the frontal region is noticed inthis man who has a typical hair cut. The hair is wavy, a blendedhair form, and the other charac-teristics are modified Primitiveand Australoid. There are Negritos in the Cagayan valley, the great to- bacco growing district in north- FIG. 22. -A Negrito from Capiz, island of Panay, with considerableVisayan blood. ern Luzon, who probably belong Modified Primitive type. to the Negritos of the eastern coast of Luzon. Those of the Cagayan valley have mixed with the Filipinos there, which is indicated by their curly hair and modi- fied form. A striking illustration of this may be seen in the Ne- grito of figure 24 in the attitude of shooting an arrow from his bow. The trim form, and fine muscular development, especially of the back and arms, calls forth admiration. These Negritos can bend a bow with apparent ease that a white man unaccustomed to such a feat would be unable to bend. Finally, Negritos are shown standing by the side of six foot AM. ANTH., N. S., 12-16.
  12. 12. 230 AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST [N. S., 12, 190Io ~::i~ii`liiiii-ii-i:L :-i:--i-i-::l i::: :-: ;---si~:- _- ?i~: ::::::: ~-:i:::-: : ::::i:::r:;j :i:::~--iii-"ii- ; -i-~--:-- r::_:-:;-`:- I:: -::: :-:--: :-;-iii~::-: i-P-- -: i?--:-i:-i- :, li~ii~ii:::---l:--:-:-I-:::?:::I : :---::-i-:-+-~ I:i~-Z:iil-i-i - :1::::::::: :::: .::: ::::-r:: - ::::::::::::::i:i:iii:ii-iiiii-~ili: :: -: -:::-:i::-:;::: ::::--::: -:: ::::;:~-:ii:---i:- - :-:::i-::-~::-~ii_:ii - -::::::;::---;: --:i:i~-~i-:l: :::1- ~~iia- ::::: -w-:B? :-::i~. i-? iiiC.- ::-"I-::;:::::::j:: Y i ::; : :::: ::-i:-i_:::: i--:-iii--ii: iji:-:ji~iiaii*il. :: ::: :: ; ::: i;-;:-::-:::;:::::::::::- : i::: ?:~ ::::::::--:-:::: ::_: ::1---:-----::i-:--:::::i : :a---::i-:~:::;:;: -::-:,::: ...:::i:--::: :::_:-: -::: ..- :::: ::-::::-::: :?:: ::. _::j::::-::::::-a::--:::::r:: . :::::-:: ::I:" :::::::::: - i::::i:i:-:*1:::-:::?::: .. ::-;r_::~--:i~:~,_:::-~::i--iT-F~:-~:B )-:I:::j,:ii~::::-:::::;:: ---,i.--;i:ii~i: ::::;: ;-iii-:~: --:":-i "-::~:::::?:- ::~:: ::: i::i:i:::::: i::::~::::::;?::: :::::::2:::: -~--- ::-:in:_:-,::---:-?i:: ~?i.-i:i:ais-i-ipi-i:-i i:: ::"::`i:"::::::::::::: ::: --_i-:-~:--:-::e _::--- ::i:~ --m:::-- . ::-:-::_:::?:::: FIG. 23. - A Batak man of Tinabog, island of Palawan. Modified Primitive andAustraloid type.Fj : :: -::: "-- -:: i-i-:- :iiii-: ; :--::-::: : ::: ~:_:~:ii~~j~ii4: i :::-__:j_:::i_; li:_;JI-:- -.-.. i i?::r-~:::::~ -? i:- ::: i ::-:ii:-::::-,:::::: :-:- : :: ::::: :i :: :_ __I ii__li :1 Ii:--_i?ii--:l- ~i:i? ;ii -? ..:I:: :--~-s--:-i- :iL ri-.;-?--_:i i?:i ii-:-~-ii :il i? --i :: i:-1 ::.-:--: -:-: --.-- : i il~--:::-:i:l~: ::i--i---`i_::i:lil:Il.:-:-:ii-l-:i-i:i _:;;-::::~-:-:- :-i:::::l:ii-i:ii: i::-:`i- ~:--:-ii--i-:~IIP - ~:ii:l--i_~i__:::i 3i:$~ii~iiiii__ili -,-iiiiiiiniii;ii-~~ --~i --i:~ :-ii-i ~ilii::iii~l-ji: R.a ii i: FIG. 24.-A Negrito of Cagayan province, northern Luzon. Blended hair form.
  13. 13. BEAN] TYPES OF NEGRITOS 23 1Americans to illustrate the relative size. In figure 25 a Negrito anda mixed Negrito of Zambales may be seen. Both the Negritos aremodified Primitive in form, and the curly hair of the mixed Negrito :1::_-:::-:-::i~- :. Otis1 I: jp :: tv :::_::- ::::_:i::;: .:::- e: ::ii_-::-:--:-:-:-we :-:i-: :_-~: ::: :::i-:i :::::i _: -:-:: FIG. 25. -A pure Negirito and a mixed FIG. 26.- A mixed Mangyan Negrito Negrito standing beside an American. standing beside an American.indicates that hair form blends in a mixture. In figure 26 is showna Negrito from the interior of the Island of Mindoro, who is not apure Negrito, but mixed, as indicated by the curly hair. DISCUSSION Three possibilities in heredity are apparent from the study of theears and physiognomy of the Negritos. First, there is blending ina cross of the Negrito with other types, and the production of ahybrid that has curly or wavy hair and modified Negrito physiog-nomy. Second, there is persistence of the type crossed with theNegrito, accompanied by kinky or wavy, hair probably an exhibitionof alternate heredity or Mendelism. Third there may be mosaicssuch as the Alpine, with the broad head of the Primitive, the narrownose of the Iberian, and the kinky hair of the Negrito.
  14. 14. 232 AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST [N. S., 12, 1910 It remains to be determined exactly what takes place in theheredity of cross-bred races such as the European and Negrito, butthe indications are that there is blended heredity, mosaic heredity,and alternate heredity with persistence of type which suggests Mendelian heredity. There exist among the Negritos forms of hair,nose, and ear, as well as other features of the physiognomy, inter-mediate at almost every conceivable point between the widestextremes, and the general effect is that of disorderly blending asrepresented previously by a scheme for heredity. The origin of the Negrito may never be known, but it seemsplausible that the Australoid is the true Negrito type on which theIberian and the Primitive types have been grafted. The Iberiancame from Europe by way of India in prehistoric migrations, and theircombinations with the Australoid are represented by the Negritos ofMariveles Mountain and those of the eastern coast of northern Luzon.The Primitive came from the Orient and has mingled with the Iber-ian-Australoid Negrito throughout the Philippines, altering the formand straightening the hair of the purer Negritos that existed before.The more recent European contact with the Negrito has had verylittle apparent effect, although an occasional pure Iberian may befound with dark skin and kinky hair. The Negrito element hasentered to a considerable extent into the present Filipino population,although it may not be recognized with ease because of the absenceof kinky hair. The Negritos have been losing their identity by be-coming incorporated into the body of the surrounding population.Where once the Negrito was found in all parts of the archipelago,the only remaining centers in which they exist in anything like theiroriginal purity are the two already mentioned, Mariveles mountainand the eastern coast of Luzon. In all other parts the kinky hairhas practically disappeared and the Negritos have taken on the formof the surrounding population, distributing their own forms through-out the regions roundabout. In this connection mention may be made of a Negrito of Caga-yan (fig. 27) who is the village dude, and succeeded in straighten-ing his hair by the consistent use of native oils. The unusual ex- 1 Bean, R. B., The Racial Anatomy of the Philfppine Islanders, 8vo. Lippincott,1900.
  15. 15. BEAN] TYPES OF NEGRITOS 233pression of his countenance with straight instead of woolly hair maybe seen. He is not a typical Negrito, although the nose is semi-Australoid and the ear modified Primitive. The photographs of the Mariveles Negritos were all placed upona large table before me, and when I scrutinized them carefully Irealized that I was looking into i:::~::: iQ:ii ::-:--::-:::--:-: iiiiiii:~i-ii~ii-ilii,?~:i--: ::::-:--::-~-::*-::"v i-iiir-i---li-:--ifi-iii::i-~:- :-:-- -::::::: :- ---:::::;- -:::_:-:: --:-?---:i::i::::?:i:pi: ::::-- :?:i:::::s~ii-:- -:::-:-:ii::i ii:: ::: ...- ii: il:ii::,i,::-:::::;: - ::---- :---:-: ::: ii-the faces of a familiar people, : : : :::::-- -~--i:i:i~-:ii:i-~::-- ------:~-::~-:-:-:--:::::: :il::::?...:.:: :::::::::: :: :::::::i::: i :.... -i-_-_-i -...::::_:::_::_::: :-::_:: ::--- -~~~- ::1::::1::::::-; ::_:::i::_ I:_ ::::-:i- -:: __-:--: :i::::--_: I: ::::-:: :::::::-:: :::a::;:::i:i:: -::-: :::among whom I was born and ;; : ::: :-: ..:. , : -:: -::-:::::--i I::: ?:: ::-:_::;:::iwith whom I grew up, the ::_:-::::::-I:: W.-b-.: --~iii;-ii*iAmerican negro. Practically -::: :.--: : :-::-:::::~~::i :::.. _?: i:::?::_::: i-~:i~:--::_--- :-:in:::::: ::~ ----:---i:-i:l;::::1:::: :?i:--::--::;:i;:I- ?::::::::::: :::?::::: i~::~--;:-:--::~:i::::::-:~ __~__~:::--~:-i~~-::::-:;-::i-:-::_::::" ::::::::-::~:-_-::i:::: :i::- :: ::;~,:i;:i::: :::i::::every face recalled. youthful as- - ::;:: :::::~-~i-=iii--i-n:-~-/i:~sociations, and every individual :i_:::; :::-:i : ::::~ : --i::: :;--i:i-:-::::::::::::-:--::-:::::-::-- ;:: ::i::i:::::::::,:;: :::":-::::::: :::i~i~:r::: I:i-:::I::::-::::::1:- -i-li-:--:::-:::::::::::: : _--~:::: : ii~iBiliii~iiiiii`:i : ::-:_::i:_:::::.- :::-:::_: :-_::-:--::-:-::1 :- :--:-:-::: -::--_-:i:i::r-:~of the Mariveles group has its ::: ;:. : ::::::;:: -::_ - :::-::: -I:-: -i:ii-i----iia:i:i-- -:ii-i-i~i---:-::_ ---i:--i--ii~iii-i: Zi,-, ::: _ ::::::--:-::: :_::-::;- ::: I::i:-i--~i~"::;: ::: -- :-:_:t:::_::---:-- --:i:-:-i: ::::::i:::::::i::::::::i :::::~::::::: ::: ::::::::::_:::::-::counterpart among American :::I::::_.:_::?:--;-::---::- j::_ ___:::::::: ::: :: ::::.:...::-_:::- _::;_: --: :-; --:: ::: ::::::?:- :::: :-:-e--: : i:,i~,:i,,:,i,:, :::-i-:-:--::i::::: :::-:: ;:: :::: . :::~:~~~fi-_ :::~~::r: :-iiinegroes. s-:-i ::::_i-::- :_: .-::: :~:-:-:iii:i ___-- ?-?-:::---_:i-::::: ::::: :::::1::::i::i::::: :;:::~:i:::`~~ -_-:----? .:_-~-i:~ :_::;::::-::: i-:::i: The photographs of the Ne- -::-::::: :- i;-ii:::::-:-:- i:::: _:i:::::-: -.-:: i~iii~ :-: :: ::: :i:::-_i:-j:_:i::-li:::-i--_::: --:-:i_::: ~:i:-_::::::-i~rgritos from other parts of the t-~ii~~ili~i_:_::i::- ::::::::i:::: ::::::--- :::: :::::::: ::-:::: ii~iieiixiii:~l~ i:: .:: ::::i: ;: :::::-::-:-: :~:-- :-::-:: :::i:,:--i::::ril :-: :: :::;::r- :::~::-:; ::::::__:::-:- :::_:?~Philippines were likewise dis- :-_:- ::::::::-_:?;: :::::,-::::: ::::::----:---:_:--: - i-____: ::::: :: ::::-~:---?: ::l:il::posed upon a large table, replac- -::?_:::::-i:_:j-: ,:;::-ii:-:_ing the Marveles Negritos; the :::::i:::i::::::::::::::familiar faces of the homeland ~iil~vanished, but in their places ap-peared the faces that one meetsevery day in Manila or in the FIG. 27. - A Negrito of Cagayan provinceprovinces, familiar Filipino types. with hair artificially straightened.A few of them still resemble theAmerican negro, which is particularly true of the Negritos ofIsabela province. These casual observations must be taken with reservation be-cause no data can be given to substantiate them; but I believe theyindicate a close relationship between the Negrito of the Philippinesand the African Negro. To summarize: The Mariveles Negritos who are apparentlypurer in type than any other group, and who are largely of theIberian and Australoid types, have relatively longer noses, faces,and lower extremities than any other group of Negritos representedby photographs ; the Zambales Negritos who are largely mixed and
  16. 16. 234 AMERICAN AN7THROPOLOGIS7 [N. S., 12, 1910of the Primitive type, have relatively shorter noses, faces, and lowerextremities than any other group; and the remaining groups, whoare also much mixed and intermediate between the Iberian and thePrimitive, have noses, faces, and lower extremities of intermediatelength. It would appear from the photographs that the purest Negritosare to be found in the Mariveles Mountains, and these Negritos areof the Australoid type. The Iberian characteristics are more orless pure in some individuals, the Primitive is more or less pure inothers, but the greater part of them represent the type previouslydesignated by me as Australoid, which is similar to that foundamong the Igorots and all the littoral Filipinos so far examined. CONCLUSIONS Any conclusions reached after a study of the photographs pre-sented must be tentative and subject to revision. It does appear,however, that there are many inseparable factors in the compositionof the individual, such as the ear form, nose and face form, andlength of the extremities, that constitute a "character-complex"which exists as an entity and in inheritance may act as a unitcharacter. A "character-complex " is that group of characters, such as thebroad head, broad nose, broad face, and characteristic ear, that, com-bined with small stature, constitute the Primitive species, whichcharacter-complex usually hangs together in heredity, but may breakup when crossed with alien forms to create new character-complexes. There is blending of one character-complex with another, butthis blending probably does not take place at once upon crossingtwo extremely different character-complexes such as the Iberian andthe Primitive, or the Iberian and the Australoid, but results in thereappearance of one or the other character-complex in pure form, asshown in figure 15, where the true Iberian has the kinky hair anddark skin of the Negrito Australoid. From this follows the second conclusion, which is that thekinky hair is dominant over the straight hair when the cross takesplace among the Negritos; therefore a character-complex may beobscured by the kinky hair, so that an otherwise pure Iberian mayappear to be a Negrito because of the character of the hair.
  17. 17. BEAN] TYPES OF NEGRITOS 235 The Negritos in the Mariveles mountain appear to be the purestNegritos in the Philippine Islands, judging from the photographs.All other groups of Negritos are more like the surrounding popu-lation. The Negritos of Mariveles should therefore represent thefundamental Negrito type, and as they are largely Australoid thefundamental type of the Negritos should be Australoid. Modified Primitive and modified Iberian Negritos are also found in the Mariveles group. The women are more Primitive than the men,who are more Iberian and Australoid than the women. The Primi-tive and Iberian characteristics of the Mariveles Negritos are ofsuch a nature that they should be considered as remnants of thefusion that must have progressed for many centuries or eventhousands of years to have produced so homogeneous a blend. May it be presumed that the Primitive and Iberian types con-joined in prehistoric times at some place in the East of Asia ornearby, and produced by fusion the Australoid. From this unioninnumerable offshoots have sprung in Southern Asia, the islandsbordering that region, and in Africa. The Primitive type remainspure in parts of the East, and the Iberian type in Europe. If thishypothesis be untrue, the reverse of it should be considered; viz. theAustraloid forms the basic stock of all humanity, and the Iberian ofEurope on the one side and the Primitive of the Orient on the otherare derivatives. If neither hypothesis be true, at least the Negritoof Mariveles has Primitive and Iberian characteristics ingrafted fromwithout. My recent discovery of paleolithic man in the Philippines (HomoPkilippinensis) may throw light on the origin of the Australoid typeamong the Negritos and among the inland tribes as well as in thelittoral population of the archipelago. Homo Philippinensis isAustraloid in form yet somewhat different from the Negrito Aus-traloid, the Igorot Australoid or the Australoid of the coast, butnot so different as to preclude all relationship. Homo Philippin-ensis is also related to the earliest form of man in Europe, HomoMousteriensis,and Homo Heidelbergensis; it is of the Neanderthal type,and is not greatly different from the Negro Australoid. The follow- 1 Bean, op. cit.
  18. 18. 236 AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST [N. s., 12, 19IOing hypothesis is plausible. Primordial man remained practicallyunaltered in form in Africa and the Pacific, and Homo Philzppinensisis this unchanged form; but in Africa the kinky hair and black skinof the negro may be added features due to environment, and theAustraloid Negrito is a further modification of the negroid form, duealso to environment. Whatever the cause may be, there are atpresent three types found among the Negritos - the Australoid, thePrimitive, and the Iberian; and these three types are found alsoamong the other peoples of the Philippines wherever I have exam-ined them. The Primitive and the Australoid, and doubtless theIberian, are found in all the islands of the Pacific where search hasbeen made and careful analysis of the people has followed, the firsttwo types often among more or less pure Negritos. The more profound the study, the more profound becomes theimpression that the Primitive, the Australoid, and the Iberian arethe three fundamental types of mankind. TULANE UNIVERSITY, NEW ORLEANS, LA.