The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Man in ceremonial dress, wearing head-taker's insignia: cane helmet decorated with tasselled horns and boar's tusks, triple boar's tusk neck ornament, and chest pendant carved to represent a human face: his hair worn long over one shoulder is a matter of personal preference and not a custom universal among the tribe. 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: 177/JPM/JPM