The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: census in Terocheswemi
medium: diaries
person: SmithMills
ethnicgroup: Angami
location: Terocheswemi
date: 10.6.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 2.6.1936-11.7.1936
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Sathazumi 10th June
text: Early in the morning it poured with rain but at seven o'clock it cleared up and Mills and I could get started on the census of the village of Terocheswemi. Smith stayed at home as the last days had rather taken it out of him. From Sathazumi the path continuously went up hill until we must have reached a height of far over 6000 feet. Here the original Terocheswemi was situated and one can still see the old fortification walls (60) and the terraces which once supported the houses