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: Nzemi (Maruong) Naga porters [at Makru]
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Maruong
location: Makru R.
form: 35mm negatives
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: 16.11.1938
note: information based on catalogue compiled by photographer unless in square brackets
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: BT NO 527-531
Caption:Maruong is the name given by the Kabui Nagas to the Central Nzemi Nagas of NW Manipur and the North Cachar Hills. They are distinguished from the adjoining part-related tribes (the Northern Nzemi and the Lyengmai Nagas) and from the Kabui, by their dialect and dress.