The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Young man in full ceremonial dress wearing wheel-head-dress of hornbill feathers, which are real as he is a head-taker; he wears ear-ornaments of the emerald beetle's wing and Job's Tear seeds and tassels of red goat's hair; round his neck hangs a sabretache (thatsu) tufted with red and white goat's hair: he wears ivory armlets and wristlets decorated with red hair and carries a ceremonial spear tufted with red and black goat's hair. Angami, Kohima village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Angami
location: Kohima
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: 122/JPM/JPM
seealso: Hutton, Angami Nagas, pp. 28-34