The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Front view of bachelor's hall (morung) showing elaborately carved house-posts. In front of the building is the dance place, in the centre of which is the small monolith to which the captured enemies' heads are tied during the head-taking ceremonies. At the back of the building is the shelter which houses the log-drum. Konyak, Tamlu village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tamlu
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: 169/JPM/JPM
seealso: C. von Furer-Haimendorf, The Morung System of the Konyak Nagas of Assam, JRAI LXVIII, 1938