The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database
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text: 3. There is no information as to how frequently men not of Kadepeo Tsami served as administrative village heads before administration. I suspect that this practice has increased since administration. I have not been able to find a single instance of a pre-administration village head who was not of the Kadepeo Tsami, but evidence is extremely scanty, and there may in fact have been cases.