The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: House whose gable is decorated with wooden house-horns (kika) denoting that the owner has performed the Lishe ceremony in the Feast of Merit series. The house posts are carved with mithan horns and human heads which signify that the owner has taken human heads. Angami (Mao), Mao village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Angami <Mao
location: Mao
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: 109/SOAS/JPM
seealso: Hutton, Angami Nagas, pp.51-52, 230 et seq.