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: letter from W.G. Archer to D.C. about head-taking and slave traffic in the Tribal Area and on the Burma Border
medium: lettersnotes
ethnicgroup: SemaSangtamYimchungr
location: Phesami Horurr Purorr (Pururr) Rururr Panso
date: 1.5.1947
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 13:9
text: 6. 1st May. A Sema village Phesami assisted by Horurr (Sangtam) and Pururr and Rururr (Yimchungr) attacked Panso with rifles. 45 heads taken. The ostensible reason was to revenge the killing of the Phesami g.b's son in 1945.