The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: deities in Oting
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching Oting
date: 29.7.1936
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 god of the sky is Ha-a-yan. He is called upon during sickness and during the ceremonies following birth. The deity of the earth is Hashijowan. I could not find out definitely whether the god is male or female.