The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: the heathen village, rear of houses on poles
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Ao
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: The nearby old village where nowadays heathen and christian live side by side is a good example of an Ao village. The main street goes along a ridge and the houses on either side have their entrances at ground level while the back part of the house is supported by bamboo poles