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: Throughout the day mist has been shrouding the hill-top but at sunset it has suddenly cleared. There is now a (112) piercingly clear blue sky streaked with flakes of silver, while huddled far below are wild red clouds hiding the plains and all the lower valleys. A chilly wind is coming up from the valleys and we are in for a cold and bitter night.