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: head-taking
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: ChangYimchungrKalyo Kengyu
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 11:2
text: Chang. SKETCH
text: Only the first and second strikers get the right half and left half of the head and the man who cut the head gets the back - only case can put the stripes. Chang, Yimchungr, Kalyo Kengyu - have the same conventions.