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 T. Aliba Imti to Archer on his arrival in Naga Hills
medium: lettersnotes
person: Aliba ImtiArcher/ W.G.
date: 29.3.1947
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 17:23
text: From T. Aliba Imti, B.A. Kohima, 29/3/1947
text: To Mr Archer.
text: My dear Sir,
text: Many days have passed since our meeting at Chani-Ali Dak Bungalow. Obviously enough, I could not write earlier and for which I regret deeply.
text: I believe, by now, you are getting more and more acquainted with the pulse and character of the local people and like them. Please do not be foreign to them.
text: Naga Hills is awake today from her long slumber. She has experiences the past and now determined to go ahead. It is the time when does she require Officers who understand them and their want. I am confident she will find the type in you.
text: I hope you enjoyed the first tour nicely - a good starting....