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 a feast of merit at Ungma
medium: diaries
location: Ungma
date: 9.10.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: We lingered on watching the dance until it was quite dark. Then, by the light of a lamp, we walked home through the silent forest, our giant shadows striding before us.
text: Today we went back to see the last day of the feast and to photograph the dancers in the morning sun.