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: gennas
caption: sickness genna - 'hera-na'
medium: notes
location: Hangrum
date: 1.8.1943
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: 1937-1946
person: private collection
text: Hera-na (Hangrum) (1.8.43)
text: The tingkhupeo proclaims a "na" all the villagers being inside the perimeter, in the evening. Wood and water-carrying and all other chores are forbidden till nightfall. This na was held as there were several cases of bacillary dysentery in the village.