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 ceremonial dress, wearing cowrie apron and gauntlets, ivory armlets and the insignia of a head-taker: necklet of three boar's tusks, helmet tufted with hair and decorated with boar's tusk, tasselled ear-ornaments and carved chest pendant in the form of a human head: he carries a ceremonial spear tufted with red and black goat's hair. Konyak, Wakching village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
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: 167/JPM/JPM