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Volume 7 Issue 9
September-2020
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2009121

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900-904

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Traditional Method Of Preparing Tattoo Pigment by the Konyak Tribe of Mon District In Nagaland, India

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2349-5162

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"Traditional Method Of Preparing Tattoo Pigment by the Konyak Tribe of Mon District In Nagaland, India", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 9, page no.900-904, September-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2009121.pdf

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This paper deals with the use of Strobilanthes penstemonoides leaf extract and other materials for tattooing by Konyak tribe in Mon district of Nagaland. The plants were collected from Yannu village in Tizit area of Mon district. In olden days Konyak tribe were known to practice Headhunting and was rewarded through tattoos on their face and body. The pigment for tattoo is made from the leaves of Strobilanthes penstemonoides belonging to family Acanthaceae and exudates of Canarium strictum which belongs to family Burseraceae. Spine of Calamus species are used as tattooing needle.

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Konyak Tribe, Mon, Tattoo, Nagaland

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"Traditional Method Of Preparing Tattoo Pigment by the Konyak Tribe of Mon District In Nagaland, India", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 9, page no. pp900-904, September-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2009121.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2009121
Registration ID: 300877
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 9 | Year September-2020
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): http://doi.one/10.1729/Journal.24447
Page No: 900-904
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Traditional Method Of Preparing Tattoo Pigment by the Konyak Tribe of Mon District In Nagaland, India", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 9, page no. pp900-904, September-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2009121.pdf




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