The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: Christian chapel and fine morung
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Kanching
date: 14.7.1936
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: (99) Chantongia 14/7/1936. We left Tamlu at quarter past seven in slightly cloudy weather. After a short hike over almost level ground we came to the village of Kanching founded about forty years ago when Tamlu became the location of an outpost and part of the village was evacuated to make room for a parade ground. An old man and particular friend of Mr Mills was one of the founders (film 18 no. 2)