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: camp at Tuensang
caption: house counting
medium: diaries
location: Tuensang
date: 11.11.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: In the afternoon we walked through Tuensang counting the houses and visiting the headmen. It is an enormous village of 560 houses. It is divided into four clans separated by deep ditches which used to be filled with thorns and sharpened stakes when one clan fought another.