The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

part of original tour diary of Lt. R.G. Woodthorpe 1876

caption: Naga method of diving; concerning omens
medium: tours
person: Soleji
location: Diyung R. (Doiang R.) Khergaon Rephyim (Rechim) Wokha Yekhum (Yekam)
date: 18.1.1876
person: Woodthorpe/ R.G.
date: 1875-1876
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
text: Tuesday 18th.
text: (Very fine. Min. 48o)
text: Halted at Doiang to write letters. Had another excellent bathe. Some Khergaon Nagas came & bathed. Dived in original manner in order to cross. They took big stones in their (5) hands.