1st revised edition of ‘Strange Country’ - My Experience in Naga Nationalism released

Author Zapuvisie Lhousa with others during the release of 1st Revised Edition of “Strange Country” in Kohima on June 17. (Morung Photo)

Author Zapuvisie Lhousa with others during the release of 1st Revised Edition of “Strange Country” in Kohima on June 17. (Morung Photo)

Our Correspondent
Kohima | June 17

The 1st Revised Edition of a book entitled “Strange Country” (My Experience in Naga Nationalism) by Zapuvisie Lhousa was released today at AWO Building, Kohima.

This book was released by Pheluopfelie Kesiezie, Managing Director, Northfield School and Adviser ANPSA Nagaland.
Describing this book as an important resource, Kesiezie was optimistic that it would benefit many. Lhousa believed that this book should be regarded as the basic documents and records of the first stage of “our heroic but perilous struggle,” from January 1929 to August 1947.

This book feature important documents and write- up on ancestors track and tradition, Ethnicity of Nagas, Nagaland: A strange Country in Asia, Memorandum to Simon Commission, The God-driven draft of Rüzhükhrie Sekhose, Positive effects of the Anglo-Naga War, Establishment of NNC, INC President writes to NNC Secretary, World War II: Kohima Chapter, Appeal to HMG, Memo to Sir Simon and two British Prime Ministers, Second Memo for Guardian Power, Restoration of ancient boundary, Nagas on 9-point proposal, NNC delegates meets Mahatma Gandhi, To Delhi in wrong time, Declaration of Naga Independence, Formative years of NNC, Right is mightier, Phizo's letter from Presidency Jail, Sovereign State, NNC sidelined by Governor, AZ Phizo the fourth NNC President, Oath of the President-elect, AZ Phizo, Jawaharlal Nehru and the Nagas, Unfading Zasibito, Phizo on our Free Nagas, Formation of Free Naga Government, Self Defence and Government, Atrocity Report to United Nations, No more patience, Affirmation on self-determination, Statement on Naga aspiration, Peace between Nations, Announcement of Naga Government, Naga Government announced World-wide, India's act on Naga decimation, First Kilonsers and Ahngs of FGN, Phizo's Gethsemane, brief view of Naga's stand, Harrowing tales, Sojourn of NNC President, Honour of a Naga freedom worker- the author, TM Keyho's fourth foreign furlough, NPC- the co--operator, not supreme, Phizo rejects 'within' agreement, NNC's Memorandum to UNO, Naga voices to International Pressmen, Phizo meets Press in London, India's action on Nagas!, Situation worsens again, Return of the First Alee Command, Naga Army Alee Command, Poem for the Naga people, NHG momentum, Ungoverned area mis-governed, Reconstruction of Federal Government, Angami Region before Government Reconstruction, Ahngs under Government Reconstruction, Mao Gate, Indo-Naga Peace Talks, British-India on Interim Government, Solemn call to the youth, Kaito's plan to take 74 men to E/Pak, Khrisanisa resigns on moral ground, Mowu's appeal to Kedahge, UNO platform: Naga's hope, Appointment of Chief of Naga Army, Kedahge on organs of State, Declaration of the Kedahge's Rule, Letters to Rev. Michael Scott, Scott invited to FGN Camp, Face-to-face with Michael Scott, Ceasefire Agreement 1964 76, FGN appeals for public support, Report of Rev Michael Scott, Radio message of President NNC, FGN seeks Beijing's support etc.

Peace Activist Dr Toshinaro Longchar and K Puro, former chairman Nagaland Public Service Commission also delivered short speech. The programme was chaired by Rajuselie Lhousa while vote of thanks was proposed by Retd geologist Thepfüzekuo Khatsü Hieme. Special number was presented by Rokovi Khawakhrie.

Rev Keviyiekielie Linyü, pastor Ebenezer Baptist Church, Sepfüzou Kohima & former president NBCC pronounced invocation while Mezoma Baptist Church pastor Rev Vicavor Krose pronounced benediction.
The book is priced at Rs 1600.