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: life in Mokokchung
medium: diaries
location: Mokokchung
date: 31.7.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: 31 July. Mokokchung.
text: Now that the Delhi delegation has left, Mokokchung seems oddly peaceful. One day is very like another and time drifts placidly by. But although we are far from civilisation we are never lonely.
text: Our own garden contains almost a village of thatched huts where the servants, young dobashis (or interpreters) and all (25) the small boys who are being trained as interpreters live.