The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: Khonoma described; massive fortifications; carved gates
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Angami
location: Khonoma
date: 27.6.1936
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: Khonoma sits like a fortification at the far end of a mountain ridge which has three steep sides, but even when approaching from the fourth side one has to climb steep stone steps. An enormous gateway built of red stone dominates the entrance