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: Indian flag
medium: diaries
date: 21.9.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: Bill has just noticed that the new flag of the Indian Dominion is not flying on the fort. When he asked why, the Gurkhas said, 'We did put it up, but the string broke so we took it down and put it away.' 'Don't be silly,' said Bill. 'Put it up at once.'