The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: grave with stones for love affairs ; mithan and cattle in pond
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Angami
date: 9.6.1936
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: Near Yorobami we saw a grave on which twenty eight little stones eternalized the successful love affairs of the deceased. Just then we saw a herd of mithan and cattle bathing in the pond