The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary three

caption: Pangsha send mithan fines and beg British to stay away
medium: diaries
location: Pangsha Yimpang Noko (Nokhu)
date: 7.12.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 28.11.1936-11.2.1937
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: By the way Pangsha had sent a message yesterday already through men from Yimpang in which they say they are proud to be now "sons" of the Government, but they beg us please not to come back. Their wives already were giving them enough trouble as they opposed a rebuilding of the village until we have left the area for good and until then rather live in small shelters. Also we had killed all the cows and most of the pigs and mithans. Nevertheless they now send us [] mithans which Mills had demanded as a fine