The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: difficulties of field work
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 31.8.1936
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: (243) Wakching 31/8/1936.
text: Pouring rain, now already the third day, also cold and windy. My activities therefore have to restrict themselves more or less to talking with informants in my bungalow. One couldn't sit out-doors with anyone and in their houses it is so dark that one can't take notes.