The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

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

caption: Political quarrels and divisions concerning Zunyu
medium: tours
ethnicgroup: Chop
location: Rusa Lunghung (Longhong) Banfera (Zunyu) Banfera (Zu)
date: 20.2.1928
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 11.1.1928-3.3.1928
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: Hutton Ms. Box 2
text: 20 February
text: To Rusa via Longhong, about 14 miles. Rusa (or Lusa or Zusa) is merely "New Banfera", the latter being Zunyu or Runyu - the parent village. Rusa, however, quarrelled with the original village and joined the Chop group for political purposes. The appearance of the people, however, is very like that of those of Zu. The Chop lot look quite different, smaller, more finely built and more artistic.
text: The ground all round Rusa and all the approaches were heavily panjied on the Longhong side.
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