The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: beliefs about forest people
medium: diaries
person: Niem-angMe-dzou
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 29.8.1936
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 asked the gaonburas, Niem-ang and Me-dzou, about the Man-dzang-tung-long (compare page 228) and was told that these are only two spirits, one Man-dzang the other Tung-long. They were originally human and they are both male.