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: Section 2. Relations with Tributary States and Frontier Affairs
caption: the Eastern Angamis; wrestling
medium: reports
location: Purbami Theprezumi (Chipfozumi)
date: 1900
date: 1901
text: The Eastern Angamis behaved well on the whole, he bad feeling which has existed for some years between the village of Purbami in the political control area and the revenue-paying village of Chipfozumi culminated in a wrestling match, in which the young men on each side were engaged. With a view to discouraging contests of this kind, the Deputy Commissioner awarded both villages punishment labour.