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: method to ensure good crops
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Chang
location: Noksan (Noksang) Litim
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 16:40
text: Chang. Noksang and Litim
text: In the middle of the village a fenced in tree of the Aracaena family - leaves like millet, maize, job's tears - 'to keep these crops going' - a pig's skull - Rs 5 fine if anyone picks a leaf - Rs 5/- for every leaf picked.