Yangam coolies at Mongnyu

Scope and Content

B&W photographic print. 'Yangam is a Phom and Konyak village. Mongnyu had never before been visited by Europeans (see also PP MS 58 image number A.010).'

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Note

Ethnic group: Naga

Ethnic group: Phom Naga

Ethnic group: Konyak Naga

Coolie is the photographer's term. When originally applied, the term 'coolie' was widely used to describe to anyone of Asia ethnicity. It is thought to have originate from terms in Gujarati, Tamil and Turkish roughly meaning labourer or slave. The term ha

Bhumnyu is alternately known as Mongnyu

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

13 x 7.5 cm

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