The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: man dies and drums beaten
medium: diaries
person: Duk-ta/ of Wakching
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 26.7.1936
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: (131) Wakching 26/7/1936. When I went into the village this morning with the gaonburas they told me that yesterday a man called Duk-ta, from the Ang-ban morung had died. That was the reason why the drum was beaten at night.