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: Ao morungs
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Ao
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 4:40
text: The reason for the morung is the obvious inability of Ao parents to control their children and the susceptibility of the children to the opinion of their age-groups. (Ao children are all becoming Christian and their parents are quite powerless to stop them.)