Singing Yamapo : a group of men with spears

Scope and Content

B&W photographic print. 'Singing Yamapo. Before entering their village, men returning from a successful raid face the enemy village and, leaning on their spears chant "O femusale.Yemale" This is to prevent the ghost of the dead enemy following is killers back to the raiders' village.'

Access Information



Ethnic group: Naga

Ethnic group: Sumi Naga

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

9.5 x 7 cm

Conditions Governing Use

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