The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: dispensing medicine, dysentery
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Shiong
date: 14.8.1936
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: I ate my sandwiches and then went to the Longokoa morung where several men asked me for medicine against headaches. I gave them asprin. Dysentery is still present in Shiong and supposedly many people are sick.