The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - H.H. Godwin-Austen, Journal of a Tour in Assam, 26th November 1872 to 15th April 1873

caption: ethnic composition of the party
medium: tours
date: 25.3.1873
person: Godwin-Austen/ H.H.
date: 26.11.1872-4.4.1873
person: Royal Geographical Society, London
text: 25th March
text: We got off early & Butler & I ascended the hill together to Kuntuk a goodish pull of about 2 hours but path excellent. Our string of coolies &c is a terrible long one now & we must number some [blank] souls altogether of every nationality to be found on the Eastern frontier. I give in margin a list of the number which is no less than [blank]: English, Hindustani, Hazaribagh, Assamese, Bengali, Garo, Cachari, Khasi, Mikhir, Naga Angami, Naga Tangkol, Munipuri, Kooki, Goorkha.