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Identifier: strangepeoplescu00evan
Title: Strange peoples & customs
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: Evans, Adelaide Bee
Subjects: Children Missions
Publisher: Mountain View, Calif., Pacific Press
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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A Negrito chief andhis family, and a littleIgor rote girl. The Ne-gritos are very small,almost black men,with black eyes andfrizzly, kinky hair.

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fresh water. Magellan called these islandsthe Ladrone Islands. Here he and his sailorsrested a few days; then on they sailed againto the west. By and by they came to this large group ofislands. The first one of the group that theysaw was Samar. This was on March 15, 1521.Magellan did not stop here but at a smallerisland. The sailors were glad to go on shoreand to rest. Those who were sick grew strongagain. After a while they sailed on to anotherisland. Here Magellan and his men, dressedin their very best clothes, went on shore, and,kneeling down, thanked God for keeping them (242) THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS 243 all the long journey. Then they fired off alltheir cannon, and built a cross on a hill, toshow that from that day these islands be-longed to the king of Spain. Next Magellan went to Cebu, and anchoredhis boats near that island. He said that thedatu, or oldest grandfather, on Cebu, shouldbe the king of all the islands, for the kingof Spain. This made trouble at once. The people ofOp

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Date: 2014-07-28 05:20:02

bookid:strangepeoplescu00evan bookyear:1921 bookdecade:1920 bookcentury:1900 bookauthor:Evans__Adelaide_Bee booksubject:Children booksubject:Missions bookpublisher:Mountain_View__Calif___Pacific_Press bookcontributor:The_Library_of_Congress booksponsor:The_Library_of_Congress bookleafnumber:241 bookcollection:library_of_congress bookcollection:americana

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