The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: The head and limbs of a tiger killed in hunting are hung up on a tree beside the village path; its mouth is stuffed with leaves so that it may not eat the inhabitants of the Land of the Dead. Lhota, Wokha village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Lhota
location: Wokha
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: 1227/SOAS/JPM
seealso: J.P. Mills, Lhota Nagas, p.66-67