The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook two

caption: funerals
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 30.7.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 23.6.1936-6.1937
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: At funerals when the people put the corpse into the coffin the Ben-ba lifts the coffin three times at the leg side and three times at the hand side and says: "You are going to Lembu"