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 Cheswejumi
caption: village hospitality
medium: tours
ethnicgroup: Angami <Eastern
location: Cheswezumi (Cheswejumi)
date: 17.1.1947
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 31.12.1946-14.2.1947
text: As in all Angami villages which I have so far seen, rules of commensality seem very wide. On almost every occasion, I have been offered far more rice-beer than I could finish but on each occasion, someone had drunk whatever I have left.