Shooting the electronic flash in almost total darkness (pointed in general direction of this 'House of Courtship') was able to get at least a few family good shots of boys and girls in preliminary stages of 'courtship'. 'House of Courtship'-dormitory for unmarried girls. The boys are encouraged to visit the girls here in the evening and sleep with anyone they choose. No obligation on either girl or boy, unless and until the girl becomes pregnant. Where upon, they must marry, build their own home and start raising a family. Girls from the age of puberty must sleep in these dormitories which a small thatch roof shacks accommodating about a dozen in each. Girls entering 'house' after evening chores are finished. Strange totems are frequently seen outside the special hut for the Council of Village elders. Sleeping platforms inside 'House of Courtship'. Igorots are rice-farmers. Paddies are terraced up the hillsides flanking a stream. Gossip and visiting before retiring. The nights are cold here in the mountains of northern Luzon, and boys and girls dress warmly. Some of the houses have corrugated roofs to help keep out the rain. Most, however, are mud huts with straw thatch roofs. Sometimes the mud walls are reinforced with stones.