The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript notes made by W.G. Archer between 1946 & 1948, and miscellaneous papers and letters

caption: house carvings
medium: notes
keywords: slavesseduction
ethnicgroup: Angami <Eastern
location: Khuzami
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 15:4
text: E. Angami, Khuzami. A house with mithan heads, human heads, breasts and 2 little figures - carved on the front planks - the figures = 2 slaves captured by the grandfather of the present owner
text: - breasts = the girls whose breasts he caressed - (but did not necessarily seduce).