The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

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

caption: Footbridge over the Dikhu; administration of opium passes at Wakching
medium: tours
location: Tamlu Wakching Dikhu R.
date: 26.7.1929-29.7.1929
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 3.7.1929-1.8.1929
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: Hutton Ms. Box 2
text: 26 July.
text: To Tamlu.
text: 27 July.
text: To Wakching by the old path which the village have kept cleared. The Dikhu is bridged with a couple of old wire ropes carrying a plank footway.
text: 28 and 29 July.
text: Halted Wakching. Inspected the opium shop and held, with Sub-divisional Officer, an inquisition into the applications for fresh opium passes. Most of these were rejected or were balanced by cuts from those persons from whom they were obtaining their supplies.