The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Village priest (puthi) and his assistant (yenga) who carries the priest's ceremonial spear and the conical baskets used for the collection of rice-contributions for the annual ceremony (tuka) held at the close of the agricultural year. Lhota, Akuk village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Lhota
location: Akuk
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 1918-1945
note: documentation based on catalogue by Betty von Furer-Haimendorf unless uncatalogued, in which case text within square brackets
person: School of Oriental and African Studies, London
refnum: 13/JPM/JPM
seealso: Mills, Lhota Nagas, pp.129, 144 (illus.)