The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Head-hunting ritual: widow of warrior slain on raid is dressed in warrior's cane hat and carrying ceremonial dao, awaits return of warring party sent to avenge her husband's death. Konyak, Kamahu village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Kamahu
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: 153/JPM/JPM