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: unlicenced guns
caption: raiding among Konyaks December to January 1948
medium: notes
location: Tamlu Chuchu Yimlang (Chuchu Yimlong) Wangla Hungphoi Aopao Choknyu Wakching Tanhai Hunkang Yongyang Longmien (Longmein)
date: 27.1.194828.1.1948
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 2:1
text: 9. Keeping unlicenced guns -
text: Tamlu 11 (other Ao villages eg. Chuchu Yimlong)
text: Wangla
text: Hungphoi
text: 10. On night of Jan. 28 1948 a lot of gunfire was heard from the Aopao side - no one quite knew whether it portended another raid or was only Aopao celebrating the destruction of Choknyu and sharing some heads.
text: Dec - January a period of violence and flames - Wakching 2 morungs and Tanhai one morung accidentally burnt - the Longmein massacre - Choknyu and Hunkang raided and burnt - Yongyang (27 Jan.) fired.