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 Ungr and Chuchu Yimlang
caption: log drums at Chuchu Yimlang
medium: tours
person: Lima
ethnicgroup: Ao
location: Chuchu Yimlang
date: 8.2.1947
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 31.12.1946-14.2.1947
text: In Chuchu Yimlang there are two morungs and both are adjacent to log-drums. The first drum has 'ears' in front of its 'horns' but Lima tells me that since the 'horns' are the 'ears', the 'ears' are actually the helix (the knobbly part of the ear nearest the cheek).