The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

typescript - Tour Diary of Keith Cantlie, 1919-1920

medium: tours
person: Vizilhu/ of Sachema
location: Khonoma Sachema
date: 3.3.1920- 8.3.1920
person: Cantlie/ Keith
date: 1919-1920
refnum: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
text: 3rd.
text: To Khonoma to investigate a case of a man's sudden disappearance.
text: 4th.
text: Returned Kohima. Nothing discovered.
text: 6th.
text: Started for Khonoma at night on hearing that the missing man's body had been discovered and saw the body.
text: 7th.
text: Took down evidence and returned Kohima.
text: 8th.
text: As there was a genna on witnesses in Khonoma owing to the death I had to make a short tour.
text: To Sachema and had a long talk with Vizilhu Goanbura. The village is stationary, one man left for Keruphima, no marriages or new houses. They had good crops on their ample land. To Zubza.