Naga people residing mainly in the eastern slopes of the mountains bordering with India, a large number of Naga people currently living in the western area of Sagaing, between India border and Chindwin River.

Newyear Festival of Naga People in Myanmar.

Newyear Festival of Naga People in Myanmar.

When the British invaded Burma in the mid-nineteenth century, the Naga was very tenacious struggling against the British colonialists, but the lack of links between the tribes had made them unable to gain the autonomy. Only after 17,000 Naga people was put into combat in the First World War in Europe, the solidarity of the Naga is rising , led to the movement for independence of Naga.

 Festival of the Naga people in Myanmar

Festival of the Naga people in Myanmar

Traditional costumes of Naga are considered one of best costumes in the world. Naga men in the festival who usually wear kinds of hats are made from feathers, shells and fish bones.