The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

typescript tour diary of W.G. Archer, S.D.O. Mokokchung 1947

caption: visit to Jakhama and Kigwema
caption: gate erected by Viyema khel
medium: tours
person: Viyema khel
ethnicgroup: Angami <Southern
location: Zhakhama (Jakhama)
date: 7.1.1947
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 31.12.1946-14.2.1947
text: At the entrance to the village is a massive gate erected by the Viyema Khel in 1920. Two warriors each holding a head stand within a mithan's horn. Shields, spears and suns are visible and above a line of heads at the top is a row of women's breasts.