The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Gourds which represent heads taken in war hung up on bamboo poles. These are erected on a ceremonial site on the outskirts of the village. Sema, Sakhalu village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Sema
location: Sakhalu
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: 1219/SOAS/JPM
seealso: J.H. Hutton, Sema Nagas, p.176