Origin: INDIA, Nagaland
Material: BRONZE ALLOY
Size: Length: 48 Width: 19.5 Height: 31
Old Bear Hunting in the Nagaland is a diorama depicting Nagaland
hunters hunting a bear and hornbills. One of the tribes in Nagaland is the Angamis people, famous for their hunting expertise. For the Angamis, hunting is more than just an economic activity but plays a more significant part in the religious practices of the tribe.
The hunters, usually males, hunt in group during winter where agricultural yields are rare. Angamis hunter consider bear, tigers and gorals as big animals while hunting slow loris is strictly prohibited. When it comes to the equipment of the hunt, the hunters use traps and snares that are typically made using bamboo, cane, and rope. Today, the Angamis use guns and have stopped hunting traditionally.