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: Y posts and house carving at Chuchu Yimlang
medium: tours
ethnicgroup: Ao
location: Chuchu Yimlang
date: 8.2.1947
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 31.12.1946-14.2.1947
text: In the village I noticed two magnificent Y posts in front of a gaonbura's house. Each was painted with the same springing plant- like form which is engraved on a pillar in Mongsenyimti.
text: Across the front of the house is a wooden beam painted in black with suns, mithan, an elephant, a cock and shields.