The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Man (headman) in full ceremonial dress; he wears bear-skin cap (avabo), which is decorated with hornbill feathers, fringed baldric (amlakha), square apron (amini-kedah) and panji-basket with tail ornament (asaphu) attached. He carries a spear in the right hand and a dao in a bamboo sheath on his back. Sema.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Sema
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: 97/SOAS/JPM
seealso: Hutton, Sema Nagas, pp. 15-16