The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Man wearing belt ornamented with cowrie shells (akiasa-kikheki), long necklaces of white conch shell (asho-ghila), cowrie-shell-decorated apron (lapuchoh) and the cowrie shell gauntlets (aouka-as'uka) properly worn only by men who have drawn blood. Sema, Sakhalu village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Sema
location: Sakhalu
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: 86/JPM/JPM
seealso: Hutton, Sema Nagas, pp.11-12