The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

typescript - J.H. Hutton's tour diary in the Naga Hills

caption: Wastefulness in method of village door construction in Kigwema
medium: tours
location: Japvo Mt. Kigwema
date: 2.12.1922
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 1.12.1922-23.12.1922
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: Hutton Ms. Box 2
text: 2nd
text: To Japvo. On the way I passed the tree Kigwema had felled for their door. An enormous tree about five miles from the village or more, and nearly all wasted. They told me they selected the tree by finding one the girth of which was three times the breadth required for the door.
text: I camped on the top of Japvo. It was very cold and the water in my camp basin froze into a solid block.