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Opium: The Weapon of Choice by the British to Defeat the Konyaks of Nagaland | Vanishing Tribes

The British could not get the better of the Konyaks in warfare when the former ruled India. To add to their woes, they were a prized catch for the headhunting Konyaks. When force did not[Read More…]

Do you want the necklaces worn by Konyak Tribals in Nagaland? | Vanishing Tribes

Konyaks love colour, their favourites being red, yellow and orange. The Aoling festival flowers are the red Coral Tree flowers, red lilies and yellow orchids.

The Last of Tattooed Faces and Bodies: Konyak Tribe, Mon, Nagaland | Vanishing Tribes

When I see tribes of the North-East of India, I cannot help shoot those who sport tattoos and other adornments. They are unique with none like them.

Headhunters of Nagaland – Konyaks Celebrating Aoling Festival | Vanishing Tribes

How does the Konyak tribe celebrate its annual Aoling festival? Tune in to the above video for a glimpse. To know more about the festival, click here to read my post on the same.

Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh: Fact Sheet

If you are planning to visit the Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh in India, you many find the following information handy:

The Aoling Festival of the Konyak Tribe, Nagaland: Facts | Vanishing Tribes

For years, I had been wanting to attend the annual Aoling Festival of the famed headhunting tribe of Nagaland in north-eastern India. When I finally got the opportunity, not only was I not disappointed but[Read More…]

The Day I Met the Headhunters of Nagaland – Finally | Vanishing Tribes

My first trip to Nagaland – in fact, to any part of the north-east of India, was in December 2009. I attended the Hornbill Festival, and visited many towns and villages – but a dodgy[Read More…]