The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

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

caption: A leaking boat
medium: tours
location: Ezuchaniyo Diyung R. (Dayang R.)
date: 24.3.1929-25.3.1929
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 11.3.1929-4.4.1929
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: Hutton Ms. Box 2
text: 24 March.
text: To Ezuchaniyo. S.D.O. had had a boat built to navigate the Dayang, but was put to the necessity of caulking the seams in the bottom with cotton wool and sealing wax - Government sealing wax - quite a fine boat if it had kept the water out.
text: 25 March.
text: Halted for a dak and dealt with one of the rare appeals from an order of the Sub-divisional Officer. The Naga rarely if ever appeals unless he really considers that he has been treated unfairly or against his own customary law.