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: monument recording the merging of two khels
medium: tours
person: Kavema khelMakwuma khelKhamimakum khel
ethnicgroup: Angami <Southern
location: Kigwema
date: 7.1.1947
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 31.12.1946-14.2.1947
text: Another interesting monument is a stone dated 22.2.1946. This states in Angami that the Khamima (Kavema ?) and Makphuma (Makuma ?) Khels have now made peace and have decided to merge themselves into a single new Khel named Khami makum. A list of elders is engraved together with the donors of the three mithan with which the fact was solemnised. (10)