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: Aopao Ngangching Mohung
date: 11.8.1938
person: Pawsey/ C.R.Archer/ W.G.
date: 25.4.19471946-1948
refnum: 13:2
text: S.D.O's 640G dt. 11/8/38: Aopao (Sq. 156) and Ngangching (Sq. 156) have been at war for 12 years. They met at a festival in Mohung village, and there Ngangching challenged Aopao and also attacked two of Aopao's mithan kept on Mohung land. Aopao then decided to go to war with Naga weapons, but 3 boys used guns and killed one man and 4 women, and took the heads of the 4 women. S.D.O. asks if he may demand the surrender of the 3 boys. 288G dt. 20/9/38 & S.D.O. 641G dt. 11/8/38: These three accused were sent under escort to Kohima.