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: Ahon splitting bamboo apart to walk through as part of the purification ceremony connected with head taking
medium: photographs
person: Ahon/ of Shiong
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching Shiong
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 6.1936-5.1937
refnum: 35mm negatives65/10-11
person: private collection