The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, 1936-1937

caption: head receiving feasts and dances in Wakching
caption: black dye being put on a boy's chest after marking the pattern with a thorn
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 14.2.19376.1936-5.1937
refnum: 35mm negatives64/25-26
person: private collection