The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

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

caption: ritual pounding for feast of merit, Phirre village. [Women of the feaster's house carry out ritual pounding of rice and jobs tears at first light on the morning of the main part of the feast]
medium: photographs
location: Phire-Ahire (Phirre)
ethnicgroup: [Northern Sangtam JS]
form: celluloid negative
person: Stonor/ C.R.
date: 12.1947
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: SR.757
note: Documentation based on index in Pitt Rivers Museum Archive
seealso: Stonor, 'Feasts of Merit', plate 1 fig.2
note: text in square brackets is taken from illustrations in Stonor's article, 'Feasts of Merit among the Northern Sangtam'