The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Man and woman in the dress characteristic of the Eastern Konyaks. Man wears a long apron (lengta) and a wide belt and the insignia of a head-taker: plaited-cane hat decorated with boar's tusks and brass collar bearing representations of human heads. Woman wears narrow cotton skirt, metal armlets and bead necklaces. Konyak, Oting village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Oting
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: 173/JPM/JPM
seealso: Hutton, Diaries of Two Tours, MASB, XI:1, p.15