The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Dwelling house of a man who has given a series of Feasts of Merit. The central post is carved with mithan horns and hornbill tails, the cross beam bears representations of women's breasts, and in the foreground stand a row of small stones which have been set up to commemorate the performance of the feasts. Konyak, Akhengwo village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Primi (Akhegwo)
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: 178/SOAS/JPM