HomeThe Journal of Historyvol. 16 no. 1-2 (1971)

The Discovery of the Igorot Gold Mines

William Henry Scott

Discipline: Social Science, History



Extracted from chapter one of a volume, The Discovery of the Igorots: Spanish Contacts with the Pagans of Northern Luzon, this paper describes the discovery of the Igorot gold mines and how the Igorots protected these mines from the Spaniards’ attempt to occupy them.