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 feasts of merit
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Sangtam
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 5:19
text: Sangtam. At feast of merit. Prayer to sun and moon -
text: 'Today we are offering you this mithan. May there be no rain today. May everything go well. May all our men and women flourish. Give us good crops.'
text: Pipera - the 2 old priests.
text: Nija (spirit of sun) & Chuno (spirit of moon) = forms of Tsungrangre.