The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

published - extracts on Nagas from 'Assam Administration Report'

caption: punishment of villages across the Dikhu river
caption: Naga Hills district
caption: Relations with Tributary States and Frontier Affairs
caption: destruction of Noksen and Litam
medium: reports
person: McCabe/ Mr
ethnicgroup: MazungAo
location: Noksan (Noksen) Litim (Litam) Dikhu R.
date: 1888
date: 1889
text: Mr. McCabe had again to cross the Dikhu with a force of 50 men to punish these villages. Both villages were occupied without opposition on the 23rd April, but on the following day an attack was made on a guard of 10 men which had been posted at Litam and in resisting this attack, 6 Mazungs were killed. On the same day an Ao coolie having been killed by the Mazungs, the latter suffered some further losses by way of reprisal at the hands of the Ao followers. Both villages were burnt on the 25th April.