The Naga of Burma: Their Festivals, Customs, and Way of Life
The result of over 30 years of research and fieldwork by the author on the Naga people of far western Burma, a loosely related, fiercely independent group of tribes that practised headhunting until well into the 20th century. This work traces their origins, and examines their social structures, religion and ritual, and architecture among others. This book is the result of over 30 years of research and fieldwork by the author on the Naga people of far western Burma, a loosely related, fiercely independent group of tribes that practised headhunting until well into
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CELEBRATING NEW YEAR KEEPING TRADITION ALIVE
THE HILLS AND THEIR PEOPLES
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Angami animals aprons Arunachal Pradesh bamboo baskets border buffalo Burma Burmese cane carved central centre ceremony chicken Chindwin River clan cloth colour cowries Culture dance decorated Dewar Diag diviner dormitories Dutta festival front girls hair head head-hunting Hkamti Hukawng Valley human hunting Hutton India jungle Khiamniungan killed Koki Kyaw Win Lahe Lainong Laju Laruri Layshi lines log drum Macham Makuri Manipur Mitchell mithun morung Naga area Naga groups Naga Hills Naga Tribes Nagaland Nantaleik River necklaces Nocte Nokaw Nagas northern ornaments Pangmi Patkoi Nagas patterns photographs piece Pitt Rivers Museum Pochury poles posts Pounyu raid region Rengma rice wine sacrifice sacrificed Sardeshpande seen side skulls Somra spear spirits sub-groups taken Tamanthi Tangkhul Tangsa tattoo thread tiger tion traditional Upper Chindwin Upper Konyak usually village Wancho wangham warriors weaving western Heimi women wooden worn woven Yonkon