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: Sangtam village foundation
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Sangtam
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 5:7
text: A Sangtam village is founded by 1, 2 or more clans.
text: According to the number of founder clans there will be village presidents - the presidents organize aggresive raids but do not go on them - if the village is attacked the clan leaders are the first in defence.