The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

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

caption: rich man's house, Chimongrr village. [House of a man who has given all the feasts of merit. Shows the split bamboos along the roof, symbolic of the hands of the dancers, the porch, and the forked posts, one pair being pointed to represent the head of the Great Hornbill. The curved projections in front also represent the bill of the bird]
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.746
note: Documentation based on index in Pitt Rivers Museum Archive
seealso: Stonor, 'Feasts of Merit', plate 4 fig 2
note: text in square brackets is taken from illustrations in Stonor's article, 'Feasts of Merit among the Northern Sangtam'