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: W.G. Archer's visit to the Governor of Assam
caption: decision to take Chang country into the Control Area
medium: diaries
person: Archer/ W.G.Hydari/ Sir Akbar
date: 31.8.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: When he reached Shillong Bill found the Governor, Sir Akbar Hydari, astute but sympathetic. Proposals for bringing the Chang country under ordinary government had gone up months before to Delhi but nothing further had been heard. The Governor agreed that no more time should be lost and he sanctioned the starting of the new subdivision on the spot.