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: Perkha/ of Jakphang
location: Jakphang Yakthu Mongnyu Nian Aopao (Chongwi) Yungya (Yongya)
date: 24.2.1937
person: Pawsey/ C.R.Archer/ W.G.
date: 25.4.19471946-1948
refnum: 13:2
text: S.D.O's no. 1566G dt. 24/2/37: Perkha of Jakphang took a Yakthu head in revenge for his father. As the villages were at peace Jakphang decided to hand him over the Yakthu but he heard the proposal and fled to Mongnyu, whereupon Jakphang killed two Mongnyu women, and lost their heads. S.D.O. asks if he should call them all in. D.C. said they must not hand over Perkha but would not interfere. Perkha fled elsewhere. (War between Nian and Chongwi was forbidden by Commissioner in his no. 119P dt. 17/2/1925) a note giving history of Yongya-Nian war and references.