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 Yimchungr Anr
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Yimchungr
location: Yimtsong-Awenrr (Yimchungr Anr)
date: 15.11.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: The headmen of Yimchungr Anr were waiting where the path left the river bed and rose steeply to the village. One was completely naked except for his apron and a magnificent basket work helmet crowned with a great hornbill's beak. He led us into the village doing a kind of war dance.