The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

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

caption: Chapter Twenty-seven. Return to Nagaland
caption: hopes for the Naga future
medium: books
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 1970
text: The sympathetic observer captivated by the charm, good humour and resilience of the Nagas in a changing world, can only hope that they and their elected leaders will be able to strike a balance between the urge to preserve at least some parts of their traditional culture and the ambition to compete on equal terms with other communities inhabiting the Indian subcontinent.