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: Butler's tour diary
caption: hatred of plainsmen
medium: diaries
person: Butler/ JohnPawsey/ Charles
date: 1870-187527.8.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: The hatred of the plainsman was there even then. The Nagas complained to Butler about the Manipur State and its Hindu officials. They related how the Manipur officers laugh at them and say, 'They have got the Sahibs with them today, but they will have the Manipooris with them always.'