The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: warrior's grave ; women raking rice
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Angami
location: Sagazumi
date: 8.6.1936
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: Above the grave of a warrior his shield, his drinking vessels and some skulls of cattle are set up on high poles, and above it all an opened umbrella is placed