The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Wooden model of a Chang warrior, made by Kaolom of Hukpong and named by him Yangkai of Niengching village, a noted warrior whose head he had taken (now in the Pitt Rivers Museum). The model is dressed in cane hat, hair-fringed shoulder-cloth, apron, lengta; boar's tusk necklet; and necklace of long wooden beads alternating with blue glass beads. Also dao-carrier (broken), woollen wristlets, garters and trophy head of wood hanging from right hand. Chang.
medium: artefacts
person: Kaolom/ of HukpongYangkai/ of Niengching
ethnicgroup: Chang
location: Hukpong Niengching
person: Kaolom/ of Hukpong
ethnicgroup: Chang
refnum: 4:19-20
person: Hutton/ J.H.
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
date: 1919
refnum: 1923.84.690
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated