The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Young man, son of chief (Ang) of Chi. He wears a tight cane belt, many bead necklaces, a multi-coloured baldric and cane garters below the knees. His chest bears the newly-tattooed design to which he is entitled as a head-taker; the head was taken 'on his behalf'. Konyak, Chi village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Chi
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: 151/JPM/JPM
seealso: Hutton, Diaries of Two Tours...MASB, XI,1, plate IX:4