The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database
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text: 2. An Ao villager may prevent fellow-villagers cultivating his land if he so wishes, even though the community is cultivating the area in which his holding lies. The difference may gain be due to the relative plenty of cultivable land in the Ao country, and its scarcity in the Central Nzemi area.