The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: tedious and complicated job of census and tax work
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Angami
location: Thenizumi
date: 4.6.1936
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: The counting of households and the inspection of those who were absolved from tax payments due to poverty is a tedious job. It is made more complicated by the fact that the khels here do not here create local unity but people of different khels live intermingled in their household.