National Geographic : 1944 Jun
Manipur-Where Japan Struck at India 747 In a Village Market, Food Is Sold from Four-legged Hampers Hindu women merchants allow those of other faiths in the bazaar but not in their homes, which must be torn down if "defiled." Their countrymen, the Naga Hill tribesmen, only recently abandoned head-hunting. Major G. F. Heaney (Mondiale) This Manipur Mother Wears Fanek and Shawl; Baby Wears Nothing at All A fanek is a wide skirt in one piece. Drawn tightly about the body under the arms, it is then folded over and the ends are tucked in. Manipur women learn to spin when they are young girls.