The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

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

caption: to Khonoma; the clearing of plantation around panikhets: establishment of rules
medium: tours
location: Khonoma Thekrezenama (Thekrojenoma)
date: 6.5.1929
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 6.5.1929-27.5.1929
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: Hutton Ms. Box 2
text: Tour Diary, J.H. Hutton, 6-5-29 - 27-5-29
text: 6 May.
text: To Khonoma. On the way I dealt with the question of the clearing of plantation round panikhets and fixed 100 ft. as the distance within which the owner of terraces has a right to clear the jungle if the owner of the jungle neglects to do so after request. This 100 ft. is to be measured over the surface and not in a horizontal plane; it is possible that it will not be enough in very steep places, but it is not very likely that such a case will arise. If it does it can be dealt with on its merits, for nearly all cultivated slopes 100 ft. will be more than enough.
text: Thekrojenoma applied for a village gun.