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 Litami
caption: houses
medium: tours
ethnicgroup: Sema
location: Litami
date: 31.1.19471.2.1947
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 31.12.1946-14.2.1947
text: Like other tribes, Semas have their own style in house architecture and apart from their general roominess and length the buildings are characterised by the protruding roofs cut sharply back like the bows of a ship.