The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

letters from J.P. Mills to Henry Balfour

caption: Process of fire-making using a fire thong
medium: letters
person: Balfour/ HenryHutton/ J.H.
ethnicgroup: Sema
date: 25.3.1923
person: Mills/ J.P.
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: Mills Ms.
text: Mokokchung,
text: Naga Hills,
text: Assam
text: March 25th 1923
text: Dear Balfour,
text: ...Nagas when making fire with a fire thong first squat and then stand to finish the operation. Hutton in 'The Semas' seems to have his photograph the wrong way round...
text: Yours ever,
text: J.P. Mills