The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database
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text: 1. Because of the gentler slopes surrounding it, the Angami village of Kohima can use fields up to 7 miles from the settlement. It may be noted in passing that among the Naga tribes the distance a laden man can travel between rests is a universal measure. The uphill return journey to the village is thus 'longer' than the downhill outward one.