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: field gennas
caption: 'nei-ku-ra'
medium: notes
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: 1937-1946
person: private collection
text: Nei-ku-ra
text: Performed if a dhan-stalk is found with 10 nodes or joints. Dhan must be carried in by an even number of men. Near village, the field-owner's family meet them with "kachu" ready cooked and zu. They eat and drink, and afterwards may eat and drink what they like at home.