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: Wedding at Laisong village
medium: photographs
person: Heozebuile/ of Hegokuloa
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 1813:1-5
Caption:Procession approaching the groom's house. Cloths which the bride has woven for her trousseau are displayed on poles.
Caption:More of the procession carrying provisions for the feast. Note the traditional armed escort with spear and shield.
Caption:The bride, Heozebuile of Hegokuloa
Caption:Guests outside the house. A man is comforting the bride's grandmother on left who wept the whole time.