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: Portrait of Khutuing, headman of Magulong, VJ celebration
medium: photographs
keywords: head-taking
person: Khutuing/ of Magulong
location: Haflong
form: 35mm negatives
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: 16.3.1946
note: information based on catalogue compiled by photographer unless in square brackets
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: BT NO 2048,9
Caption:Khutuing was a man of immense character and close personal friend of myself and my husband. Here he wears a woman's skirt for his part in the entertainment, but in his ears are the long locks of hair from the Kuki head he took as a young man.