The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

diaries kept by Ursula Graham Bower on visits to Manipur and North Cachar between 1937 and 1940

caption: fishing in the Barak river
medium: diaries
location: Barak R.
date: 8.12.1937
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
person: private collection
text: Dec. 8th. Wednesday
text: Halted. Jeff went fishing early. Followed him upstream by path over bamboo bridges, but only saw him in distance. Returned to Lex in basha, sat about with her till noon, had elevenses (oranges & chocolate) & then both went to look for Jeff. Didn't find him, & returned. Jeff turned up, unsuccessful, at 2. Curry lunch - Jeff's yesterday's catch. Jeff slept in p.m. Lex & I had inspected raft building,