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 Wokha
caption: trip to Kohima
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Lhota
date: 12.8.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: 12 August. Wokha.
text: Today we reached Wokha, the scene of the first N.N.C. meeting and the administrative centre for the Lhota tribe. It possesses a large Middle English school, hospital, dispensary and a bench of about seven interpreters who try Lhota cases.
text: As we passed the village, there were clumps of white saffron growing by the roadside and in the hedges of the houses daturas drooped their great white bells.