The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript notes made by W.G. Archer between 1946 & 1948, and miscellaneous papers and letters

caption: interpretation of dreams (Konyak)
medium: notes
keywords: Ka'she
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Chingtang (Chintong)
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 4:1
text: Chintong (Konyak) symbols. Dreams.
text: Elephant - sickness. A Ka'she will come.
text: Tiger/leopard - a good harvest.
text: Hornbill - something v. good (if wife's pregnant you will get a son).
text: Monkey - a bad harvest 'because they do not drink water'.
text: An enemy & you take his head - very good.
text: If you lose your head - a man will die.