The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: Chi people with headhunters tattoos ; head-hunting
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Shiong Chi Totok
date: 10.7.1936
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: Two young people from Chi displayed the fresh blue tattoos of the head-hunter on forehead, chin and cheeks (film 16 27-29, 35-36)