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: morungs at Chingphoi
medium: notes
person: Mum clanWok-ha morungAngpan morung
location: Chingphoi
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 4:12
text: Chingphoi - (Mon, Chi, Oting, Longkhai group.) Konyak. Wok-ha morung.
text: Mum clan - only one clan - not an upper class clan - genna to carve hornbills but can carve human beings, leopards and tigers - elephant and monkey. 2 very good couples - and some good tigers and leopards outside - hornbills are the prerogative of the Ang. The couples are not associated with any myth.
text: Angpan morung - couples and 1 leopard - and the Ang posts - hornbills.