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: Semas and christianity
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Sema
location: Emilomi
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 14:11
text: Semas and christianity.
text: The Sema country blighted with chapels. Sculpture gone - all the panoply of tribal life despised and neglected.
text: In persistence of the pre-christian beliefs Emilomi a rich christian spent Rs. 200/- on a village feast of 2 large pigs - to celebrate it erected a circle of monumental stones - inscribed with mithan head, sun, moon and a cross.