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: trans-frontier raids from 1920 to 1946
medium: notes
location: Aopao (Chongwe) Nian Totok Sowa (Chua) Mongnyu
date: 22.12.1924-2.2.1925
person: Pawsey/ C.R.Archer/ W.G.
date: 25.4.19471946-1948
refnum: 13:2
text: S.D.O's no. 989G dt. 22/12/24: (1) Reports Chongwe-Nian war. Chongwe got Nian head using a gun - parties square (see below).
text: (2) Totok-Chua war. Started when Chua called in Totok to raid Mongnyu and then murdered nineteen of them since when Chua are said to have lost over 100 heads, as the gods have not forgiven their treachery.
text: S.D.O's 1149G dt. 2/2/25: Ref (1) above D.C. suggests war might be stopped and S.D.O. agreed. Commissioner passed orders to that effect in his no. 119P dt. 17th February 1925.