The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

typescript 'Village Organization Among the Central Nzemi Nagas', M.A. thesis by Ursula Betts

caption: Chapter eight: conclusion
caption: divisions between autochthons and non-autochthons
medium: theses
ethnicgroup: Nzemi
person: Betts/ U.V.
date: 1950
refnum: M.A. thesis, University College, London
note: footnotes indicated by boxes within square brackets
text: In contrast to this, the grouping into autochthons and non-autochthons has a disruptive effect. It is related to the political organization in so far as political power is largely vested in the autochthons and non-autochthons feel themselves to be at a disadvantage, but it also cuts directly across both the moiety organization and the grouping into kienga. As may be seen from the movement of communities in the Asalu cluster [1 [Record T86891][Record T86892]