The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: house horns no longer made ; stone circles
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: Formerly Khonoma's houses did have horns but the necessary genna connected with it was so expensive that there came a time when no one could afford it. Now, however, it could not be held at all any more as the feast giver needs the help of a man who himself has held the house horn genna. Between the houses one sees several stone circles