The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Ponds which have been dug as part of the ritual (matuira) aimed at promoting the fertility of the crops. This ritual may only be performed by those men's houses whose members have suffered no loss by death in the preceeding year. Zemi, Hajaichak village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Zemi
location: Hajaichak
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: 1117/SOAS/JPM