The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

published - extracts on Nagas from 'Assam Administration Report'

caption: frontier tribes
caption: Relations with Tributary States and Frontier Affairs
caption: Naga Hills
medium: reports
person: Lloyd Rees/ MrBilashi khel/ TuensangChampo khel/ Tuensang
ethnicgroup: SemaSangtamKonyak
location: Tsukobomi Kitsukilong Shothumi Saochu Shakchi (Shakji) Tuensang Aopao (Chongwei) Nian (Ngang) Chaokh Kamahu Tungsa
date: 1929
date: 1930
text: 16. The administered district continued to be quiet. There was little trouble in the political control area. The Semas were remarkably peaceful. Tsukobomi took a head from Kitsukilong and the latter took one in exchange from Shothumi. The matter was easily settled. Beyond a raid on Saochu by Tuensang for which the latter were fined, and one on Saochu by Shakji for which Shakji were fined, there was only intermittent fighting on the far edge of the Chang country. The Bilashi and Champo khels of Tuensang still continue their civil war. Both sides are so wary that casualties are rare. The Sangtams remained entirely peaceful. There was a state of war between Chongwei, Ngang and Chaokh in the Konyak area, but no lives seem to have been lost. Kamahu and Tungsa had a quarrel in which the casualties were one killed on either side. In March Mr Lloyd Rees, Subdivisional Officer, Mokokchung, went with an escort of one British Officer and twenty-five rifles of the 3rd Assam Rifles and settled the dispute without incident.