The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

published - extracts on Nagas from 'Assam Administration Report'

caption: Nagas
caption: Relations with Tributary States and Frontier Affairs
caption: Nagas on the Lakhimpur frontier
medium: reports
date: 1892
date: 1893
text: 26. The Nagas have given no trouble during the year. They have been largely employed at Margherita and on tea gardens in the district. The Namsangia chief visited Dibrugarh and put forward claims to money given to buy an elephant years ago and to certain land at Margherita which he was told could not be entertained. During the year under report the Nagas of Changmai, Tonglong, Molung and Lungchang paid the Deputy Commissiner visits of courtesy and brought presents of Naga cloths, fowls, spears, daos, etc.