The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photograph taken by C.R. Stonor, 1946-1948

caption: men's night dance, performed at Chimongrr village. [A slow, hopping dance, with all dancers fully armed, is carried out the evening before the main part of the feast of merit. The dance shown was reproduced in the daytime]
medium: photographs
location: Chimongre (Chimongrr) [Chimonger JS]
ethnicgroup: [Northern Sangtam JS]
form: celluloid negative
person: Stonor/ C.R.
date: 1.1948
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: SR.745
note: Documentation based on index in Pitt Rivers Museum Archive
seealso: Stonor, 'Feasts of Merit among the Northern Sangtam Tribe of Assam', plate 1 fig. 1
note: text in square brackets is taken from illustrations in Stonor's article, 'Feasts of Merit among the Northern Sangtam'