The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: mixed morungs with carvings
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: After tea I went with a gaonbura to visit the different morungs. Altogether there are five. Most of them are a sad sight. The morung which stands above the village almost in the woods is apparently not used any more and is almost completely dilapidated (film 18 no. 11)