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 Yongyimti
caption: tour in Chang country
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Chang
location: Yongyimti
date: 20.10.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: 20 October. Yongyimti.
text: Today the path wound through the rice and millet fields. Huge tumbled hills sprawled all around, there was a glowering grey sky and wisps of mist curled across the hills. With its swirling agitated forms, it was like a Van Gogh landscape writhing with tortured grace.
text: The last mile was a rocky footpath rising steeply to the Chang village of Yongyimti. At Lungkhung we were still amongst the Aos. Now we are in Chang Naga country.