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: murders in the Trans-frontier region
medium: notes
person: Changliba/ headman of Char
ethnicgroup: Ao
location: Litim (Litam) Laksu Chare (Char) Longmisa
date: 9.1905
person: Reid/ W.J.WilliamsonArcher/ W.G.
date: 27.9.19051946-1948
refnum: 13:1
text: (h) In September 1905 a party from the Trans-Dikhu village of Litam and Laksu went to Char, and killed Changliba, one of the headmen of Char. They returned with all speed by the Longmisa path, carrying the head of Changliba. The Longmisa men turned out, but only succeeded in arresting one Litam youth who is now under detention at Mokokchung. Longmisa is an Ao village on our side of the Dikhu, and both Litam and Char had been warned that they must not cross British territory in pursuance of their feuds. The case has been reported for orders.