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 Chingmiren
caption: granaries
medium: diaries
location: Chingmiren
date: 9.11.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: On our way to the camp I noticed the Chang granaries, mounted on piles with a circular wooden disk at the top 'To keep away the rats', we were told. These discs spread from the Naga Hills, through Burma to Melanesia and Formosa.