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: Tuinem to Shongphel
medium: diaries
date: 19.4.1939
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
person: private collection
text: April 19th.
text: Marched to Shongphel, gathering masses of orchids en route. Shongphel chowkidar drunk in honour of Kuki headman's funeral. Very rude and tried to pitch my men out of the cookhouse. Held spear-throwing, and took coloured film.