The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Tally used to keep count of the number of household to which the young men of the morung must distribute shares of pork at the annual festival. The big protuberances are each 8 households and the small ones one each; total for stick 38. Changes are rare in a small village and additions and subtractions can easily be made with a dao. Zemi, Golomi village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Zemi
location: Chama (Golomi)
refnum: 981
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 27.2.1936
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1934.82.203
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated