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: notes of Trans-Frontier raids 1933-1946
medium: notes
location: Rotongre Zungki R. Nikiya Mungre (Shietsu) Sampurre (Sampure) Longmatrarre (Longmatrare)
date: 3.2.19415.12.1941
person: Pawsey/ C.R.Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 13:7
text: Expedition to Rotongre in (Sq. 252) across the Zungki River 1941.
text: On 3rd February '41 D.C's no. 5909G reported that seven houses from Nikiya (Sq. 249), mainly Semas and one house from Shietsu (Sq. 248) had gone to Rotungre. Govt. ordered their return. This was refused. Cost Rs. 2,800/-.
text: No incident occured.
text: Tour took place Dec. 5th '41 onwards. D.C. remarked that administered Nagas were far superior in every way. Quite time that Sampure, Longmatrare etc. were administered. They are continually pressing for this step to be taken.