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
caption: sacrifice of slave
medium: notes
location: Yungya (Youngya) Nian
date: 27.5.1932
person: Pawsey/ C.R.Archer/ W.G.
date: 25.4.19471946-1948
refnum: 13:2
text: Youngya sacrifice a Nian slave.
text: S.D.O's 256G dt. 27/5/32: Nian handed over a young man to Youngya who killed him. This was because the wife of a Youngya man living in Nian was killed by a Nian man who had a quarrel with the husband. The two Morungs concerned fined each Rs. 200/- Subsequently orders changed. Pamching Morung Rs. 200/-. Yongchang Rs. 100/-. Tamchi Rs. 100/-.