The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black & white photographs taken by Ursula Graham Bower between 1937 and 1946

caption: Kukis from Mombi village. This very tough village instigated the Kuki rebellion 1917-19. In 1944 the Kukis involved in this rebellion pretended to support the British but defected to the Japanese.
medium: photographs
keywords: World War II
location: Mombi
form: 35mm negatives
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: [1.1938-3.1938]
note: information based on catalogue compiled by photographer unless in square brackets
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: BT NO 423
seealso: Shakespear, Assam Rifles, p.209