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 Chare
caption: log drum
medium: diaries
location: Chare Pangsha
date: 4.11.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: The log drum was close by. On the side of its shed was a panel carved with hornbills, human heads, the sun and moon, a dao and a digging tool - a shorthand statement of the relation between heads, the crops and wealth.