The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

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

caption: The Thangui, an iron-smelting people now extinct
medium: tours
ethnicgroup: Lhota <Thangui
location: Thanguilap Hill
date: 15.11.1928
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 13.11.1928-4.12.1928
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: Hutton Ms. Box 2
text: 15 November
text: Halted and dug a trench into the hill called Thanguilap - i.e. the grave of the Thangui, but it appeared to be a natural formation. The Thangui were an iron-smelting people who have littered the foot of the hills hereabouts with iron slag, and have left a clan in the Lhota tribe but nothing else known of them.