The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: given rice beer
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Angami
location: Chakhabama
date: 2.6.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 2.6.1936-11.7.1936
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: On a hill at the other side, three women expected us. Thevoni's wife and two others as well as some men. All offered us rice beer, madhu, from their calabashes. It tastes quite nice but has a speedy effect on the digestive system.