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: carved human figures
medium: notes
keywords: genna
person: Shankok
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 9:26
text: Shankok said - genna to carve a human figure except for a morung or for a dead man - 'it is risking someone's life' - ' to carve a figure for someone else is not only wrong but dangerous'.