The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript notes on the Zemi Nagas by Ursula Graham Bower

caption: Le-hera genna: a sickness genna for removing evil spirits from the village
caption: gennas
medium: notes
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: 1939-1946
refnum: Betts papers, ring binder 1
person: Centre for South Asian Studies, Cambridge
text: 12th Day: Nru-heliem-zao-na (Success-genna-zu-day)
text: In the morning the bucks go ho-hoing to their respective mpe, which they take down and carry to the dekachang for conversion into sleeping benches or anything else they may need. The village is not closed, but no field-work is done.