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: erection of a new village gate
medium: notes
person: Tsotonoma khel
location: Kohima
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 12:38
text: The ceremony is performed in the first few days of the lunar month when the solemnity and awe of the ritual is heightened by the utter blackness of the night.