The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

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

caption: Routine day working in camp
medium: tours
person: Keatinge
ethnicgroup: Kuki
location: Chingphoi (Chingpoi)
date: 7.2.1876
person: Woodthorpe/ R.G.
date: 1875-1876
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
text: Monday 7th.
text: (Fine day but hazy again. Height of camp 4000/3800 = 3950. Max in shade 70o. Min 40o.)
text: Up early. Writing and making out programme and tracing in C.C. After breakfast wrote again. Sent out man to flash from Chingpoi Hill with heliotrope I had made out of our looking glasses. They succeeded. After dinner the Kukis came up to sing and dance. Wrote long official to Keatinge and copied it etc. Bed about 1 a.m.