Description: Portrait photograph of Moro tribesman sitting on a wooden canoe (called "Bangka") on beach near water. He came to trade with the American soldiers. Note his conical straw hat. The Moro people are a population of indigenous Muslims and they mostly live in Mindanao. Personal Caption: "A real "Gook" [American slang for a person of Philippine, Korean, or Vietnamese descent]. 'A Moro trader. You want bananas? Give me two suits, pair shoes, rifle and a quart of blood.'" Probably on Mindanao Island, Philippines.
Reproduction of: Moro tribesman sitting on a wooden canoe, probably Mindanao Island, Philippines 1945.