The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

miscellaneous papers, notebooks and letters on Nagas by Ursula Graham Bower, 1937-1947

caption: costume
caption: armlets made of wild boars' tusks
medium: notes
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: 1937-1946
person: private collection
text: Nkia-peo-gim-tha ("Wild boar's tusk armlet")
text: Armlets made of two tushes joined to form a ring are worn, especially by Naga Hills and Manipur State Zemi - N.C.Hills Zemi don't seem to wear them. No special qualifications necessary.