The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

sound recording

caption: anonymous recordings of Naga songs and musical instruments
caption: Southern Angami song, accompanied by a one-stringed instrument, tati, made from a dried gourd and a single string. A love-song to a lover. The central meaning is "If you are not there, there is no one else for me." The vocabulary is archaic.
medium: sound
ethnicgroup: Angami <Southern
note: information supplied by Ms G. Ashin Panmei of Imphal, Manipur