The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

typescript 'Journey to Nagaland', by Mildred Archer. An account of six months spent in the Naga Hills in 1947

caption: visit to Chungtia
caption: walk to Mokokchung
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Ao
location: Chungtia
date: 12.7.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: As we left the village the light faded. The Brahmaputra was still a line on the horizon, but now it had turned to bright pink. Then the sun sank, the cicadas ceased their screaming and below us stretched the great jungle, chilly and eerie in the sudden silence.