The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: bamboo erection for insect genna
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Kongnyu
date: 7.7.1936
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: Once it branches off from the bridal path the trail up to the village leads over wooden steps steeply through the forest. A group of bamboo poles stood along the way with a splice of fibres which hang down like bunches of hair (film 16 no. 3)