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: Sangtam dress
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Sangtam
location: Anangba
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 5:36
text: Sangtam dress.
text: 1. Plugs of cotton wool in the ears cf. Aos - can be worn by any old man.
text: 2. A cane helmet with crest of red goat's hair - privilege of a warrior - a separate feathered plume for every head (Anangba usage).