The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database
  1. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    Thomson Royal Geographical Society, London Siruhi (Shiroi) Laniye R. (Lanier R.) 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 tours Next to Shiroi Godwin-Austen H.H. Previous Tangkol 43 to Shiroi tours Thomson Tangkol Siruhi (Shiroi) Laniye R. (Lanier R.) 1873-03-29:1873-03-29 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 ..
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  2. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    Tangal Major Royal Geographical Society, London Ukhrul (Ukrul) Shiroifurar 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 tours Next mapping; description of headman from Ukrul; description of Tangal Major Godwin-Austen H.H. Previous Tangkul 43 mapping; description of headman from Ukrul; description of Tangal Major tours ..
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  3. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    Butler Royal Geographical Society, London Paowi (Powi) Paowi (Mezimi) 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 tours Next Munipuris turned out of Powi Godwin-Austen H.H. Previous 43 Munipuris turned out of Powi tours Butler Paowi (Powi) Paowi (Mezimi) 1873-03-31:1873-03-31 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 ..
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  4. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    Butler Royal Geographical Society, London Paowi (Powi) Phunggam (Phunggum) 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 tours Next the Munipuri thanna in Powi; Munipuri threats against Powi Nagas Godwin-Austen H.H. Previous 43 the Munipuri thanna in Powi; Munipuri threats against Powi Nagas tours Butler Paowi (Powi) ..
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  5. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Kachai (Kuchai) Ihang R. Paowi (Powi) from Powi to Kuchai; types of trees tours Kachai (Kuchai) Ihang R. Paowi (Powi) 1873-04-02:1873-04-02 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London [2nd April] On the 2nd we ..
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  6. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Ihang R. Kachai (Kuchai) Thiwa Raime cultivation of dhan; Querao Nagas - hairstyles; British protection tours Querao Tangkol Ihang R. Kachai (Kuchai) Thiwa Raime 1873-04-03:1873-04-03 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal ..
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  7. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Iril R. Guamchow to the Iril river tours Iril R. Guamchow 1873-04-04:1873-04-04 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London 4th April On the 4th we got off early enough & dropt over the bridge into the Iril..
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  8. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London back to Dimapur [3] tours 1873-04-05:1873-04-15 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London April 5th. Camp under Tingba. April 6th. Maithaiphum. April 7th. ditto. Observed at Gramchu SEE. April 8th. Halt at ..
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  9. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London [77] Memos Next R87108 R87108 Previous R87106 R87106 tours Next memos Godwin-Austen H.H. Previous 43 1872-11-26 [77] Memos R87107
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  10. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos Raja of Munipur's family tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Father of present Raja of Munipur Chundra Kirti Sing was Gumbeer Sing who ascended the guddi in 1850. His eldest son Soor Chandra..
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  11. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Kohima memos Munipuri claim to Kohima tours Kohima Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Kohima is called Kheebomi by the Munipuris & they say their right to it was never disputed until 1868. In 1867 ..
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  12. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos Zelloni & Sele villages on Lanier? tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Next R87111 R87111 Previous R87109 R87109 tours Next memos Zelloni & Sele villages on Lanier? Godwin-Austen H.H..
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  13. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos Report of 1871, Naga Hills by Capt Butler puts the population at 58,984. tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Next R87112 R87112 Previous R87110 R87110 tours Next memos Report of 1871, Naga ..
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  14. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos A Tangkol Naga met on road near Imphal with his long spear had a band or fillet of red & yellow plaited cane across the forehead & rings below the knees colored the same way. tours Tangkol Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-..
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  15. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    Dalton Royal Geographical Society, London 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 tours Next memos Godwin-Austen H.H. Previous 43 memos tours Dalton Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Dalton vide Pl XIX Angami Naga given is a man of Sopvomi. ditto Manipuri on same plate is a ..
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  16. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos Kookies tours Kuki Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Kamhow or sukte seen in Munipur are very like the rest of the Kookie tribes in features. Those I saw were from Shutay. They however wear ..
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  17. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos Naga group names; Kooki tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Kohima Nagas are "Sakrimahs"; on E of Kopamadezu range "Semeh" Nagas; on the West side "Kezami". "Nummuh" is the name of BR No.1 ..
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  18. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos Naga ettiquette and behaviour tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London [78] It is most amusing to witness the energy & state of mind a Naga having some sort of influence in a village will ..
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  19. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos Height of Naga house at Rezamih 23 ft. tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Next R87118 R87118 Previous R87116 R87116 tours Next memos Height of Naga house at Rezamih 23 ft. Godwin-Austen H.H..
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  20. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos Munipuris are called Mekrimi by the Nagas. tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Next R87119 R87119 Previous R87117 R87117 tours Next memos Munipuris are called Mekrimi by the Nagas. Godwin-..
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  21. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos Naga pottery is not made on a wheel but gradually beaten out into form. tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Next R87120 R87120 Previous R87118 R87118 tours Next memos Naga pottery is not ..
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  22. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos Nagas sing as they go along with burdens: who! ho! who! ho! one set saying in one note, another repeating it after them. tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Next R87121 R87121 Previous ..
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  23. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos memorial stones tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London The Stones set up by the Nagas are by men when living, to commemorate a feast given on the occasion, when a number of men are called to it..
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  24. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos Briar root pipes would be much appreciate by Kookis. tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Next R87123 R87123 Previous R87121 R87121 tours Next memos Briar root pipes would be much appreciate ..
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  25. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos Mahul mai 24o65 12 oc 7th Feby; Mekimai 24o26 4.45pm 7th Feby. tours 1873-02-07:1873-02-07 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Next R87124 R87124 Previous R87122 R87122 tours Next memos Mahul mai ..
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  26. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Mahamai memos Maram Nagas tours Mahamai Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Nagas of village Mahamai (Marams) wear the black kilt but do not adorn it with kowries as the Tengimah do. The rings of cane ..
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  27. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos The hoolook is found up as high as 6500 ft in the Naga Hills even so early as Feby. tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Next R87126 R87126 Previous R87124 R87124 tours Next memos The hoolook..
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  28. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos impertinence of Munipuri tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London One of men with Romah Singh at Sikhami was an ex sepoy of the 44th N.I. by name Chandaran & gave the last message from Romah ..
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  29. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos revenue tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Taking no revenue from the Naga & Kookie villages in our district is very unfair to Munipur State & will bear many other evils hereafter ..
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  30. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos pipes tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Write description of the Kooki pipe smoked by the women ditto the Naga by the men of Razami &c. Shew difference between each & how wrong ..
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  31. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos carriage tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London In lieu of wheeled conveyances the Munipuris use a kind of sledge drawn by a buffalo on which for grain &c a basket is placed. Next R87130 ..
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  32. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London "Ngu" Naga name of Ceriornis Blythii. Next R87131 R87131 Previous R87129 R87129 tours Next memos Godwin-Austen H.H. Previous 43 1872-11-26 "Ngu" Naga name..
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  33. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    Baloram Royal Geographical Society, London Gaziphima 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 tours Next memos Force that went to Gaziphima was under Baloram called by the Nagas "Toyabi". Godwin-Austen H.H. Previous 43 memos Force that went to Gaziphima was under Baloram called by the Nagas "Toyabi". tours Baloram ..
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  34. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Sihiefurar Mt. memos Sihiefurar Pk is also called Kushong & Tungshu. tours Sihiefurar Mt. Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Next R87133 R87133 Previous R87131 R87131 tours Next memos Sihiefurar Pk..
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  35. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos earthquake tours 1869-01-01:1869-12-31 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London The fallen stones on the ridge below Maram all lie to E by N from base which shews well the direction of shock here, 2 ..
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  36. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Dimapur memos Dimapur temple tours Dimapur Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Dimapur Temple. The top of one pillar lying on ground 6ft x 5ft10" in diameter. No pillars exactly alike. The highest stone..
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  37. manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London memos copy of a letter about surveys to be done tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London [81] Sir, I have the honour to write concerning the work that it is desirable should be taken up by No.6 [pai] ..
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  38. unidentified published pieces
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London extracts of a letter from a member of the survey party [Godwin-Austen] tours 1873-01-20:1873-01-20 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London The following extract of a letter from a member of the survey party..
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  39. unidentified published pieces
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London extracts of a letter from a member of the survey party [Godwin-Austen] Raja withdraws escort tours 1873-01-21:1873-01-22 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London On the 21st, attended by Butler, I ascended ..
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  40. unidentified published pieces
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London extracts of a letter from a member of the survey party [Godwin-Austen] Raja denies right of British to territory east of Kohima tours 1873-01-24:1873-01-24 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London On the ..
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  41. unidentified published pieces
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London extracts of a letter from a member of the survey party [Godwin-Austen] report of destruction of villages by Munipuris tours 1873-01-26:1873-01-29 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London On the 27th. Men ..
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    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Gaziphima extracts of a letter from a member of the survey party [Godwin-Austen] Gaziphima destroyed tours Gaziphima 1873-01-30:1873-01-30 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London On the 30th we marched ..
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    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Shipvomi extracts of a letter from a member of the survey party [Godwin-Austen] Shipvomi incident tours Shipvomi 1873-01-31:1873-02-01 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Employed on the 31st Plane ..
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    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Yemi (Yemai) extracts of a letter from a member of the survey party [Godwin-Austen] village feuds tours Yemi (Yemai) 1873-02-02:1873-02-02 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London The next day men from the ..
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  45. unidentified published pieces
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London extracts of a letter from a member of the survey party [Godwin-Austen] peace concluded tours 1873-02-03:1873-02-03 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Early on the 3rd, Nagas, fully armed, many in their..
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  46. unidentified published pieces
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London extracts of a letter from a member of the survey party [Godwin-Austen] to Munipur; Raja's refusal to let the survey continue tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London From Yemai,situated at the head of ..
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    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London survey complete tours Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Bengal The Survey of the Naga Hills. The Survey of the Naga-Munipuri boundary is by this time complete, and Captain Butler with Major Godwin ..
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  48. unidentified published pieces
    1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London Japvo extracts of a letter from a member of the survey party [Godwin-Austen] tours Japvo 1873-01-20:1873-01-20 Godwin-Austen H.H. 1872-11-26:1873-04-04 Royal Geographical Society, London A friend sends us the following interesting extract ..
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  49. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Introduction origins of North East Frontier peoples articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 (1) INTRODUCTION. I COMMENCE with the North-Eastern Frontier, the basin of the mighty Brahmaputra, where the population, like the conglomerate-boulders shining as mosaics in the beds..
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  50. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Introduction Garos and Kasias articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 I do not introduce the Asam hill and border tribes as the aborigines of that province, but have rather endeavoured to show that its colonization, as a branch of the Aryan family, dates from a very remote ..
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  51. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Introduction Kingdom of Kamarupa or Kamrup; invasion from the north - Kachari, Chutia, Lahong and Mech; invasion from west and south-west - Ko'cch articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Their colonies gradually expanded into what was eventually known as the kingdom of ..
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  52. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Dimapur Introduction Chutia or Kachari dynasty; fortified city of Dimapur; invasion by Shans articles Dimapur Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 (2) The Chutia or Kachari dynasty continued to hold southern Upper Asam and Sadiya and part of Naugaon (Nowgong), where they built a ..
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  53. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 6. The Nagas of Upper Asam possible derivation of term 'naga' articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 (38) SECTION 6.- THE NAGAS OF UPPER ASAM. Having now reached the Butan boundary, let us cross the valley of the Brahmaputra and glance at the tribes occupying ..
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  54. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    Robinson 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Bori Dihung R. Kopili R. Barak R. Dhunsiri R. Section 6. The Nagas of Upper Asam extent of country; differences between peoples called Nagas; language articles Robinson Bori Dihung R. Kopili R. Barak R. Dhunsiri R. Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 We ascend the ..
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  55. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Dhunsiri R. Diyung R. (Doyang R.) Section 6. The Nagas of Upper Asam villages: clans; hereditary chiefs articles Dhunsiri R. Diyung R. (Doyang R.) Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The Nagas east of the Doyang river (The eastern affluent of the Dhunsiri (Long. 94o E., Lat. 26o..
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  56. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Sangnoi Section 6. The Nagas of Upper Asam houses: of chiefs; of others; skull shelves; British Government of Asam; murder by Nagas punished by punitive expeditions articles Mithun Tablong Chagnoi Mulong Joboka Namsangya Bordwaria Paidwaria Soto Sangnoi Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:..
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  57. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 6. The Nagas of Upper Asam tattooing: face tattoos; head-taking necessary before marriage articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 It was the custom of these clans to allow matrimony to those only who made themselves as hideous as possible by having their faces ..
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  58. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 6. The Nagas of Upper Asam communication and cultivation: paths; terracing; destruction of trees by ringing and burning articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The communications between friendly villages in the interior of the Naga Hills are admirably kept up. The ..
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  59. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    Robinson 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Deko R. Dihung R. Namsang Section 6. The Nagas of Upper Asam burials: miniature houses for the dead; boat-shaped coffins; funeral; American missionaries articles Robinson Deko R. Dihung R. Namsang Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The approaches to the village are ..
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  60. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    Robinson 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 6. The Nagas of Upper Asam religion: lack of belief in a divine power and no idea of heaven articles Robinson Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 I have no knowledge of the religious ceremonies of the Nagas east of the Dhunsiri. They have no temples and no ..
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  61. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 6. The Nagas of Upper Asam marriages: late age at marriage; groom service; monogamy; good treatment of wives articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Marriages are contracted comparatively late in life. This was the necessary consequence of the condition that it must..
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  62. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Sangnoi Section 6. The Nagas of Upper Asam war-dance: description of one witnessed at Sangnoi articles Sangnoi Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The Naga war dances commence with a review or sham fight. I witnessed one at Sangnoi in which vast numbers were engaged. The ..
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  63. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Sangnoi Section 6. The Nagas of Upper Asam costume: shell head pieces; hats; ornaments; girdles of polished plates of brass; aprons; cane leg bands; pole-axe; spears; chiefs' stools articles Sangnoi Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Many of the Naga chiefs, as the Namsangya ..
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  64. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 6. The Nagas of Upper Asam guard house: drums; alarms articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 In all these Naga villages of the interior there is, at each of the fortified entrances, a large building well raised as a look- out or watch-house in which a band of young..
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  65. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 6. The Nagas of Upper Asam physical traits: articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The young chiefs are sometimes fine looking men, and it is not an uncommon occurrence to find the chief himself a very portly personage; but the physique of the Nagas generally is ..
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  66. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Diyung R. (Doyang R.) Kopili section 7. Lower Naga Group. (1) The Nagas west of the Doyang River government: no chiefs; village spokesman's office no hereditary; council of elders; feuding between clans; village melees articles Diyung R. (Doyang R.) Kopili Dalton E.T. 1872-01-..
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  67. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 section 7. Lower Naga Group. (1) The Nagas west of the Doyang River gods: sacrifices; omens; genna; fire; cultivation articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 These Nagas sacrifice to several spirits to whom different attributes are ascribed, but these are creatures, and ..
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  68. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 section 7. Lower Naga Group. (1) The Nagas west of the Doyang River houses: bachelors' houses articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The houses are built with one of the gables elevated, whilst the other, that to the rear, slants down almost to the earth. The floors are ..
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  69. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 section 7. Lower Naga Group. (1) The Nagas west of the Doyang River dances articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 These Nagas are fond of dancing. The men have a war dance, in which, as previously described, a representation of a battle is enacted, a dance in which the men..
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  70. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 section 7. Lower Naga Group. (1) The Nagas west of the Doyang River ornaments and dress: coiled brass armlets; beads; hairstyles articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 They are very fond of ornaments: one peculiar to this tribe is a coil of brass wire twisted round the arm..
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  71. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 section 7. Lower Naga Group. (1) The Nagas west of the Doyang River marriages: bride price; value of women's work articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The marriages are arranged by payment to the parents of the bride of her estimated value in cows, pigs, fowls, or drink...
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  72. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    Steward Major 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 section 7. Lower Naga Group. (1) The Nagas west of the Doyang River burial: coffins; stone cenotaphs articles Steward Major Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 These Nagas bury their dead close to their houses in a coffin formed of the hollow of a tree. A large ..
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  73. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 section 7. Lower Naga Group. (1) The Nagas west of the Doyang River food etc: frogs, lizards, snakes, rats, dogs, monkeys, cats, rice-beer; drinking tobacco oil articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 In regard to food they are truly omnivorous - frogs, lizards, snakes, ..
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  74. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 section 7. Lower Naga Group. (1) The Nagas west of the Doyang River Angami and Kachu Nagas: clan warfare - women unmolested; tribal warfare - women killed articles Kachu Angami Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The Angami and Kachu Nagas occupying the tract of land immediately..
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  75. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 section 7. Lower Naga Group. (1) The Nagas west of the Doyang River weapons: fire-arms, spears, daos, panjies, shields articles Angami Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The Angamis have of late years taken to fire-arms, and have succeeded in supplying themselves with a ..
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  76. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    Steward Major 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 section 7. Lower Naga Group. (1) The Nagas west of the Doyang River Arung Nagas articles Steward Major Arung Kuki Manipuri Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The other Nagas described by Major Steward are the Arung tribe, numbering about 7,500 souls. On the whole ..
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  77. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    Steward 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis articles Steward Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 SECTION 7. (2)- THE KUKIS. Steward gives us accounts of two clans of Kukis now settled in Kachar, the old and the new; but they are obviously the same race, and the points of divergence ..
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  78. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    McCrea Surgeon 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis early notices: hereditary chiefs; clans with elected chiefs; villages; houses; hammocks; war; adoption; thieving; polygamy; idea of life after death enjoyed by those who commit most murders; head-taking articles McCrea Surgeon 1799-01-..
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  79. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    Reynolds H.J. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis physiognomy: articles Reynolds H.J. Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 There appears to be considerable variety in the Kukis of the Chittagong jungles. Some are represented as very dark, but a recent visitor to some of the tribes called ..
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  80. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis settlement: permission by British to Settle in Kachar after defeat by Lushais articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The Kukis first made their appearance in the hill country south of Kachar, 50 or 60 years ago (Steward's Note on Cachar.). They ..
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  81. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis government: chiefs-rajas; tribute; council; law; punishment; slavery; adultery or seduction articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Each of the tribes has a raja, whose dignity they consider themselves bound in honor and duty to maintain. The ..
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  82. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis deities: articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The Kukis recognise a Supreme God and Creator whom they call Puthen. He is regarded as a benevolent deity, but he is the omniscient judge of man's actions, and awards punishments both in this world ..
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  83. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    Steward 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis diseases and cures; sacrifice; priests - Thimpu articles Steward Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 As with nearly all the aboriginal tribes, diseases are attributed to the malevolence of some deity, and the only cure thought of is a sacrifice..
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  84. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis idea of future state (paradise): encouragement of hospitality and murder articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The paradise of a Kuki is a place situated in some northern region, exclusively devoted to Kuki shades, where rice grows spontaneously..
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  85. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis nomadic habits: articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The Kukis are very nomadic but gregarious, seldom occupying a village site more than three years, but migrating and re-settling in large bodies, sometimes sufficient for 1,000 houses. On a ..
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  86. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis villages: raja's house; stockade and fortifications; settling near cultivation; smoking and drinking; tobacco oil articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The village generally takes the form of a street with several rows of houses on each side. ..
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  87. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis birthday feasts: baby fed with rice from mother's mouth; boy leaving family home to go to guard house; bride price; marriage; Thimpu officiates; pair presented with combs articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 (47) They have a peculiar custom ..
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  88. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis combs: sacred articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Combs, perhaps these particular combs are very sacred things. It is very unlucky to lose them, and man and wife only may use the same comb. When a man dies, his comb is buried with him, and his..
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  89. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis costume: turbans; use of feathers; daos; javelins; rhinoceros-hide armour; shields; pebble bead necklaces articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The national dress of the Kuki appears to be about as light and airy as that of the Naga. They wear a..
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  90. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    Steward Major 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis songs: language; bamboo pipes - ghosen; gongs articles Steward Major Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The Kukis have songs in an old dialect of their language now obsolete, which, from the specimen given by Major Steward, are not ..
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  91. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis disposal of the dead; smoking bodies; feasts; burial; skulls; human sacrifice on Raja's death articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 The Kukis bury their dead; but even amongst the poor the bodies are first allowed to lie in state for several ..
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  92. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    Steward Major 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 Section 7. (2) - The Kukis lack of change in sixty years articles Steward Major Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 It is not uninteresting to observe that the exhaustive notice of the Kukis in Kachar by Major Steward, of which the details I have given are an ..
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  93. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 photographs Naga chief articles Dalton E.T. Simpson Dr 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 (20) PLATE 16. nagasketchesP53711.jpg From a Photograph by Dr. SIMPSON. NAGA CHIEF. The wild inhabitants of the southern barrier of the Asam Valley, from the Dihing River in Upper Asam to the Kopili ..
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  94. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 photographs man and woman of the Namsang Naga tribe articles Namsang Dalton E.T. Simpson Dr 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 (21) PLATE 17. nagasketchesP53712.jpg From a Photograph by Dr. SIMPSON. Male and female of the NAMSANG NAGA TRIBE. The Namsangya Nagas are found in the hills south..
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  95. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 photographs natives of the Manipur Valley and Angami Naga articles Angami Dalton E.T. Brown Dr 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 (22) PLATE 19. From Photographs by Dr. BROWN, late Political Agent, Manipur. Figs. 1, 2, & 3 nagasketchesP53715.jpg nagasketchesP53716.jpg nagasketches..
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  96. published - extracts from 'Descriptive Ethnography of Bengal' on Nagas by E.T. Dalton
    1872-01-01:1872-12-31 photographs male and female of the Lower Naga group articles Dalton E.T. 1872-01-01:1872-12-31 (23) PLATE 28. nagasketchesP53713.jpg Male and Female of the LOWER NAGA GROUP. This is an admirable illustration of one of the Naga tribes, who are found in the hills south of the ..
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