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: letter from Mills to Archer about Naga independence
medium: lettersnotes
person: MillsArcher
ethnicgroup: Chang
location: Tsawlaw
date: 27.7.1947
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 17:3
text: Shillong July 27th 1947
text: My dear Bill,
text: ...I don't think myself there will be any resistance movement - at any rate not till Assam goes bankrupt and weak. Its good news that you hope to stay on till the spring. Rumour had it that you were going at once. I should imagine a friendly tour across the frontier ought to be possible (and won't Tsawlaw have to be dealt with?), but I don't see how there can be permanent occupation of the Chang country till Govt. know what officers they will have. If its done at all it ought to be done properly ...
text: Philip (Mills)