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: Young men and girls of Laisong village dancing
medium: photographs
location: Laisong
form: 35mm negatives
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: [1.1941]
note: information based on catalogue compiled by photographer unless in square brackets
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: BT NO 1409-1417
Caption:Shows the first figure of a very well known dance, one line remaining stationary while the other (visible in the background, right, moves round.
Caption:Second figure. The first line (left background) remains standing while the second line dances round.
Caption:Later figure. The dancers have formed a circle and are dancing round in quick time.
Caption:Girls dancing in quick time