manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook five
|caption:||morungs and inter-marriage and eating together|
Balang morung (the oldest) |
Wang-wan " (very small, no inhabitants)
|text:||A few generations ago the people of the Wang-wan morung were driven away. Some were killed by enemies, others went to the plains.|
|text:||(15) Balang and Totang are like brothers and don't intermarry.|
|text:||All other morungs intermarry.|
Balang - Ang-wan-hu, no other clans - 4 houses which came from Wakching. |
Totang - Ang-wan-hu, Yanahu (Ben).
Bala - Shang-long-hu, Ya-kom-nok, Ang-wan-hu, Langtok-nok, Yu-shou-hu (Lung).
Pandzong - Ben: Dzou-nok, Hau-nok, Lung: Shang-long-hu, Shang-moi-hu.
Dzing-shi - Shang-long-hu, Lung: Shang-moi-hu, Ou-mu-hu.
(16) Sub clans: |
Shang-long-hu - Longtok-nok, Ya-kom-nok.
|text:||Morungs are not exogamous. Sub-clans don't intermarry.|
|text:||Only Ang-wan-hu doesn't eat with others, all the other clans eat with each other.|
|text:||Apong eats in Wakching only with the Ang.|
|text:||(17) Girls' dormitory of To-tang - the men of Bala & Dzimshei come and sleep with the girls.|
|text:||The old clans within a morung actually don't intermarry, but eg. the Ang-wang-hu is not one of the old Bala clans but was given to them by the Balang. Therefore he can intermarry with the other clans.|
|text:||In Pandzong Dzonnok, Yu-shon-hu and Haunok don't intermarry and have separate land from the two others which don't intermarry either. The clans of Dzing-shi don't intermarry.|