The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

wax recording, originally on wax cylinders

caption: "Hoiyi Olle"
medium: sound
person: Semoma clan
ethnicgroup: Angami
location: [Khonoma]
person: Hutton/ J.H.
note: information derived from source unless otherwise indicated
date: 1919
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: cylinder no. 3
seealso: J.H.Hutton, The Angami Nagas, p.286
text: ["Hoiyi Olle" belongs to the class of songs known as "Likwino", and these meaningless words are repeated between the lines of the song. The song is sung by the luckless suitor of a girl called Lozorewu. The words are given in Hutton's Angami Nagas.]