The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

published - extracts on Nagas from 'Assam Administration Report'

caption: Naga Hills District
caption: Relations with Tributary States and Foreign Affairs
caption: Medical
medium: reports
person: McCabe/ Mr
date: 1885
date: 1886
text: 31. The start made by vaccination during the previous year was not kept up. Only 495 persons were vaccinated, against 1,228 in the previous year. This decrease is attributed by the Civil Surgeon partly to the illness of the district vaccinator during the greater portion of the working season, and also to an order of Mr. McCabe, prohibiting the use of the police to enforce vaccination among the villagers. Only 17 Angamis were vaccinated. The work done in the Kohima dispensary during the last two years is shown below:-
text: ________________________________________1884-85____1885-86
text: The total income of the dispensary was Rs.2,647 of which Rs.292 were subscribed by the residents of Kohima.