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: Catching a pig for a sacrifice, [Laisong village]
medium: photographs
location: Laisong
form: 35mm negatives
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: 1941-1942
note: information based on catalogue compiled by photographer unless in square brackets
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: BT NO 1808-10
Caption:The pig, sometimes stimulated by rice beer, is driven out of the house by the owner, to be caught by men waiting outside
Caption:The pig is caught.
Caption:The pig is tied up for transportation