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: Young man, son of chief of Chi, showing new tattoo on his chest. This tattoo was executed after a head had been 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: 165/JPM/JPM
seealso: Hutton, Diaries of Two Tours, MASB, XI:1, plate IX:4