The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Young girls wearing large brass ear-rings in the upper ear-lobes, the pair being joined by a string cross the top of the heads and another across the back of the neck: the two girls on the left have shaved heads which denote their unmarried status. Eastern Angami, Satazumi village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Angami <Eastern
location: Sathazumi (Satazumi)
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: 114/JPM/JPM
seealso: Hutton, Angami Nagas, pp.27-28