The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

book - 'Naga Path', by Ursula Graham Bower, published John Murray 1950

caption: trip to Tamenglong
caption: Chapter one. The Beginning
caption: criticisms concerning women going on tour
medium: books
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
text: The Ukhrul trip had been short and over bridle-roads. This was to last three weeks, we should be lodged in jungle-camps, and much of the route was over native paths. It wasn't usual then for women to tour in the hills. There were protests; our plan was criticized.
text: " You'll never stand the marching," said a captain, with gloom. " You'll go sick on the Barak and be carried in, and then you'll know all about it."