The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

miscellaneous papers, notebooks and letters on Nagas by Ursula Graham Bower, 1937-1947

caption: salt
medium: notes
person: Namkia
ethnicgroup: Zemi
location: Semkhor
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: 1937-1946
person: private collection
text: Once, too, the Nagas got no bazaar salt, but got the brine from Semkhor well, and either they or Semkhor (if that village existed then - this point is not clear) made salt. Quite a small cake was worth a lot of money, and it had to be very sparingly used.
text: N.I.