Bontok is a place of importance, as becomes the capital of the Mountain Province.
The official nomenclature in 1865 so characterizes a dialect spoken in Bontok.
The following story about Ihîk is especially interesting because of its resemblance to one of the Bontok myths previously given.
The Bontok religion is, on the whole, somewhat less developed than that of the Igorots and Ifugaos.
The day closed with a baile, given by the Ilokanos living in Bontok.
From Banawe we rode to Bontok, thirty-five miles, in one day, May 7th.
But we did not tarry long, for Bontok was still some miles away.