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: description of a cat-like animal
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: YimchungreSangtamSemaAo
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 16:20
text: Animal:
text: Sangchong (Yimchungr/Sangtam)
text: Akhinu (Sema)
text: Ungerkaye (Ao)
text: not a leopard or a tiger - but bigger than a cat - black spot with a red centre - general colour like a leopard - kills small pigs and goats - but not big ones or cattle.