The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs by J.H. Hutton

caption: Kacha Naga - house decorations at Chekwema (Yangkhulen) [narrow waisted men on the priest's house in Chekwema. The black and white bands round the waist are of equal width except on the middle figures, and do not appear to have been assimilated to the Angami kilt yet except in the middle figures. Tufts of hair are pegged in at the ears, fork and sometimes, the chin]
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Kacha Naga
location: Yang Khulen (Chekwema) Yang Khulen (Yangkhulen)
date: 8.6.1923
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 1918-1923
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: JH.9.27
seealso: Hutton, 'Two Tours' plate 2:9
note: captions to the negatives sometimes vary from captions to the plates used in books. The latter is put within square brackets. The dates refer to visits mentioned in Hutton's Tour Diaries.