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: commensality
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: SemaLhotaSangtamAo
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 14:4
text: Commensality - Semas, Lhotas and Sangtams - husband and wife eat from the same bowls - the wife sometimes feeds the husband and vice versa. Among Aos - always separate bowls.