The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Young man carrying short-hafted, long, iron-headed spear. He wears a hand-woven loin cloth, metal ear-rings and necklaces made of porcelain beads, metal rings and cowrie shells. His hair is dressed in "long-bob" style which indicates his unmarried status. Zemi, Laisong village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Zemi
location: Laisong
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: 1122/SOAS/JPM