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: burnt-out houses
medium: diaries
location: Tuensang
date: 11.11.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: As we returned from the village and passed the site of the fire, a few men were putting up leaf camps for the night and a few women and children were carefully searching for treasures among the ashes. But the majority were just standing among the charred and smoking ruins with blank expressionless faces.