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
person: Wangyam/ gaonbura of Longmien
location: Tobu Hakchang Maksha Tuensang Kejok Konya (Kongya) Naklak Chingmei Longmien Ngangching Aopao (Chongwe)
date: 21.1.1933-21.3.1933
person: Pawsey/ C.R.Archer/ W.G.
date: 25.4.19471946-1948
refnum: 13:2
text: S.D.O's 1362G dt. 21/1/33: In 1924 Tobu made peace with Hakchang and Maksha but not with Tuensang. Hakchang took the head of a Tuensang raider and sent it to Tobu as token of good will. One clan of Tuensang held out against patching up the row with Hakchang and caused death of a Hakchang man by chasing him over a precipice.
text: S.D.O's 661G dt. 29/9/33: Patches up a war which seemed near between Tuensang, Kejok and Kongya.
text: 651G dt. 28/9/33: Naklak lost seven heads in an attack on Chingmei.
text: 942G dt. 23/11/33: and later got one in return.
text: In Jan. 1934 S.D.O. toured Chang area.
text: 1163G dt. 19/1/34: Tuensang again blocking Chingmei's trade route to Mokokchung.
text: S.D.O's 152G dt. 25/2/33: Longmien and Ngangching attacked Chongwe, using guns, wounding three men, against previous orders and Chongwe fired back also wounding a few men. Ngangching ordered to come in and also Wangyam G.B. of Longmien. In default will be punished. In any case will be visited.
text: Assam Govt. letter no. Pol. 351/2495AP dt. 21/3/1933: Refuses to re-open the question of restricting the sale of toy pistol caps.