The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: wood carving
medium: diaries
person: Dzeam-angChinkak
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 10.8.1936
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: (174) Wakching 10/8/1936. In the morning went through the village with Dzeam-ang, the son of the former Ang Pongyong, and finally went to his house. In the Ang morung Chinkak was just working at my seat which has already progressed far. He was just cutting out the hornbill heads from the wood with a wooden mallet and a steel chisel