The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Man wearing small apron on G-string, hand-woven, cotton cloth crossed on chest, bead necklaces and cap. His neck ornament is decorated with tiger's teeth which he is entitled to wear as a taker of human heads. He carries a dao of obsolete axe-shaped type in a sheath at the waist and smokes a soapstone pipe. Sangtam, Yisi village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Sangtam
location: Phozami (Yisi)
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: 1140/SOAS/JPM