The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Group of male and female dancers in festive dress. Man wears horned head-dress, beaded ear-rings and necklaces, striped, cotton loin cloth and ivory armlets decorated with cloth streamers; he carries a short-hafted spear. Girls wear flower wreaths, coloured ankle-length robes tied under the arm-pits, and many bead necklaces. Kabui, Gobindapur village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Kabui
location: Gobindapur
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: 1146/SOAS/JPM