The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J. Shakespear

caption: Dwelling house built on piles with wooden-stake walls and grass-thatched roof. The platform built across the house front is raised from the ground, and in the foreground stand forked posts that commemorate the performance of feasts of merit.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Tangkhul
person: Shakespear/ J.
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: 205/SOAS/Shakespear
seealso: T.C. Hodson, The Naga Tribes of Manipur, pp.32-33