The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript notes made by W.G. Archer between 1946 & 1948, and miscellaneous papers and letters

caption: grave effigies and gennas
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 9:25
seealso: Hutton, Diaries, 28
text: Konyaks a different attitude re gennas - dress also is not a guide to status - a great variability.
text: Grave effigies in all the Konyak villages in the Naga Hills (ie administered) only of men. (Hutton refers to female effigies at p. 28 Diaries).