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: interpretation of dreams
medium: notes
location: Wanching
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 4:2
text: Wanching - dreams.
text: Elephant - sickness
text: Kill a tiger - good crops/ a sick man will get well.
text: See a tiger and not kill it - the sickness will go on, something ill betides.
text: Hornbill - bad
text: Monkey - bad
text: Having a woman if a prohibited relation - get a wound.
text: Having a permisible woman - good harvest, Shikar - good.