The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

published - extracts on Nagas from 'Assam Administration Report'

caption: The trans-Dikhu Tribes
caption: Naga Hills District
caption: Relations with Tributary States and Frontier Affairs
medium: reports
person: Davis/ MrWoods/ Capt.
ethnicgroup: Naked Naga
date: 1892
date: 1893
text: 29. These tribes are still independent and no attempt has been made to interfere in any way in their internal affairs during the year with the exception of giving advice and trying to get them to make up their inter-tribal quarrels when touring amongst them.
text: During the year under report two tours were made amongst the trans-Dikhu tribes. Mr. Davis made a tour in April 1892 and in December 1982 Captain Woods was on tour amongst these tribes for some twenty-two days.
text: The trans-Dikhu tribes made be divided into three groups:- (a) The Naked tribe; (b) Yajim, Mongdi and Yampi group and the Mazung tribe; (c) The Sangtam tribe.
text: (a) The Naked Tribe. With this tribe our relations have been very friendly during the year. No reports of head-taking have been received.