The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Two men wearing tight cane-belts, palmyra caps, bead necklaces, ivory armlets and long aprons (lengta); one man wears a woven bag slung over one shoulder, the other carries a basket on a broad multicoloured shoulder halter. Basket has monkey skull indicating that wearer has taken a head. Konyak, Sangnyu village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Sangnyu
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: 174/JPM/JPM176/JPM/JPM
seealso: Hutton, Diaries of Two Tours, MASB, XI:1, plate X:7, 9