The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

book : Return to the Naked Nagas (1939;1976)

caption: Chapter Fourteen. The Rescued Slaves
caption: stockades and sentry posts at Chingmei
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Kalyo Kengyu
location: Chingmei
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 6.1936-6.1937
text: Chingmei, the last Chang bulwark against the Kalyo Kengyus, was a large, strongly fortified village, encircled by a double stockade set with sharp bamboo spikes. Sentry-boxes high up in the trees dominated the narrow entrances and the doors bristling with spikes.