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 Cheshorr
caption: jhuming
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Yimchungr
location: Cheshorr
date: 18.11.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: Although we are amongst small villages and in a wild part of the Naga Hills, the forest between Tuensang and Cheshorr has been almost entirely cleared by jhuming. Parts of the hillsides have been left to recover, but they have not been left long enough and there is no good timber.