The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: buying specimens of crossbow etc
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 4.8.1936
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: In the afternoon I saw men with a big crossbow near the Au-kheang morung. He had just shot a bird. He sold me the crossbow for 1 rupee completely on his own inclination. I also bought two so called Ang daos and a knife from the smith.