The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: fence to keep away illness
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 2.8.1936
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: Wakching 2/8/1936. Got up very early because Blah was on his way to Tamlu and I accompanied him to the edge of the village. Then I climbed up to the village together with two young people. In the direction of Kongan a small fence had been put up "to keep away illness".