The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: remains of sacrifice
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 28.7.1936
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: In front of the field huts one can still see the remains of the Ou-ling-pu sacrificial ceremony. There are two baskets turned upside down over a bamboo pole of the kind used for carrying chickens and split bamboo which had been used to cook meat and transport it to the fields hut after killing the pig in the village