The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

published - extracts from 'Account of the valley of Munnipore and of the Hill Tribes' by Major W. McCulloch

caption: sickness; payments for the dead
medium: articles
person: Stewart/ Lt.
ethnicgroup: KookieKhongjai
person: McCulloch/ Major W.
date: 1858
refnum: from: Selections from the Records of the Government of India, No. 27 (Calcutta) 1859
text: Sickness is treated in the Koupooee fashion, and as amongst them, results sometimes in the slavery of the patient, the "Mundoo" is found under the denomination of "Longmul " and this payment for the dead is rigorously exacted.