The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: rice planting and singing
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: Already from a distance we heard a rhythmic song which seemed to consist only of one continuously repeated word or call. (57) As we came nearer we saw a gang of several boys and girls occupied with rice planting on a rather wide irrigated terrace