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: gates at Chiswejumi
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Angami <Eastern
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 12:55
text: Chiswejumi. Eastern Angami.
text: Gates moribund. 6 Khels, only 2 gates, old and moss-grown.
text: Chiswejumi Nasa (founded about 80 years ago - no gates) Main reason - intermixture of Khels - no clear Khel service - (see diary)
text: SKETCH
text: SKETCH
text: I asked why no new gates. 'Because we are no longer at war we have not made them' - plus no trees of sufficient girth are close at hand - if made the tree would have to be dragged 12 miles.