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 (Yongya) Nian
date: 5.7.1937
person: Pawsey/ C.R.Archer/ W.G.
date: 25.4.19471946-1948
refnum: 13:2
text: D.C.'s no. 1884G dt. 5/7/37: Yongya were fined Rs. 500/- by orders of Govt. in their no. 1884G dt. 5/7/37 for obtaining a Nian youth as a sacrifice and have not forgiven Nian. They are demanding back the fine and D.C. forbids this as it was inflicted by Govt. Pig looting also forbidden.