The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

typescript - Tour Diary of Keith Cantlie, 1919-1920

caption: ceremonial dhan pounding by men
medium: tours
location: Losama
date: 2.1.1920
person: Cantlie/ Keith
date: 1919-1920
refnum: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
text: 2nd January.
text: To Losama where I saw a feast given by a household. All the dhan pounding tables of two khels were arranged in rows and a ceremonial pounding was done by all the men followed by a dance. Nearly everyone wore paper whirligigs in their hair and dressed in their best. I counted a khel.