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: Longkhai Lungha (Lengha) Totok Sowa Nian (Ngang) Aopao (Chongwe) Chen Chinkao Shengha Tang
date: 3.9.1928
person: Pawsey/ C.R.Archer/ W.G.
date: 25.4.19471946-1948
refnum: 13:2
text: S.D.O's no. 859G dt. 3/9/28: (1) A small Longkai girl taken as slave by Lengha returned.
text: (2) TOTOK fined Rs. 100/- for wounding a Sowa man with guns.
text: (3) Ngang have taken 3 heads from Chongwe using guns.
text: (4) Chen and Lengha have taken two Chinkao heads guns used.
text: (5) Shengha have taken 3 heads from Tang. Guns used. (A woman and two children).
text: Report concludes "Guns are also improving in quality. If a real massacre were to occur it might be necessary to stop the use of guns in warfare near our frontier".