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: Yungya Nian Hukpong Phomching Yangpi Yacham Yong (Yung)
date: 16.1.1933-20.1.1933
person: Pawsey/ C.R.Archer/ W.G.
date: 25.4.19471946-1948
refnum: 13:2
text: S.D.O's no. 1332G dt. 16/1/33: reports that Yungya had looted over 100 pigs from Nian who sat up for the thieves and shot one.
text: S.D.O's no. 1330G dt. 16/1/33: refers to shooting of Hukpong man apparently by Yungya. Those responsible arrested.
text: [S.D.O's no. 1789G dt. 7/3/35: (misplaced) reports war Phomching Yangpi versus Yacham Yung and danger British subjects being embroiled.]
text: Sale of caps from plains again refered to Govt. in vain. S.D.O's no. 1356G dt. 20/1/33: regarding the Yungya shooting of a Hukpong man "The transfrontier men of this area would like either to be given a free hand to wage their wars or else to have a clear order from Govt. that every village which takes a head will be burnt by Government". Yungya were fined Rs. 400/- which was accepted by Hukpong.