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: journey back to Mokokchung
caption: village gates
medium: diaries
location: Kekrima Kohima
date: 4.9.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: At the end of these tunnels the entrance to the village is blocked by a great solid gate which is nowadays left open. Most gates are covered in designs of mithan horns, human heads, men, breasts and chickens cut out of solid wood in high relief.