They quickly judged it on the criterion of beauty as if its pleasant external appearance, the nobility or the pretty of his features, his "Pointed" nose, were the reflection of his soul! Father Renard wrote in 1917: « Le Mututsi is a European under black skin ”. Le Mututsi is a "Negro-White". For Monseigneur Classe, he is a descendant of the "Pure Race Aryan " (with something " Of Semitic type ") which must have scattered in nature and been tanned by the sun of the ancient East before landing in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
Brushing the Tutsis and describing them sparingly, Monsignor Kandt, who founded Kigali, could affirm that he had never met intelligence like theirs in "The races of color."» (...).
As for the Hutus, he would be the complete opposite of his brother. He appeared to these "Aficionados" of the cult of beauty as a sad individual, unhealthy vile, rough. It follows that he was described with a crudely sharp pen, in very critical terms. He was said to have very little understanding, slow comprehension, and a stepped mind. He was painted as a failure devoid of the slightest bit of intelligence. That he was neither an arrow nor an eagle, but rather a degenerate or a proud fool who had to be bribed, taken down, civilized.
Thus presented, the thesis of the "Civilizers" proclaimed that the Tutsis were related to the so-called cultivated peoples (Kulturvölker) while the Hutus, emerging from the earth and being in need of emancipation, would be « In the state of nature (indigenous peoples) ».
(Lambertus Ntisoni, "I have crossed rivers of blood: the ordeal of an officer of the ex-Rwandan Armed Forces ”).