Cane & Bamboo of Nagaland

Cane and bamboo is grown here in abundance and it is said, very correctly that in Nagaland, life begins in a cot of bamboo and ends in a coffin of bamboo. The Nagas are excellent at making, cane and bamboo tables, chairs, cots and sofas. It is a traditional art which every individual Naga is supposed to carry and this has kept the traditional craft integral till today. It is prestigious for a Naga woman to carry a beautifully woven basket which is woven in the most traditional method. Each basket has its specific use.