Visebhu, a Lhota boy

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B&W photographic print. 'Visebhu, a Lhota boy (see O.2).'

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The Pangsha Expedition took place at the end of 1936 and was a punitive expedition led by Mills to rescue children who had been abducted and sold into slavery. Pangsha was a notoriously warlike village in unadministered territory close to the border betwe

The Feasts of Merit is a series of progressively more lavish ceremonies, culminating in the sacrifice of a "seijang" or mithun (Bos frontalis), a type of cattle. During the Feasts of Merit a man shares his fertility, as indicated by his wealth, with the

A mithun, also spelled mithan, known among the Naga as "seijang", is a type of Indian bovine animal, i.e., cattle.

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