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: log-drums at Santok
medium: notes
location: Santok
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 16:32
text: Santok.
text: Has 3 drums, 2 male - Chongchenmungba & Lomchu. 1 female - Nadimang.
text: Glad that head taking has been stopped. Log-drum - when beaten - ceremonies for making annual worship - a head should normally be offered to the new drum as soon after it is made as possible.