The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: story of woman from heaven who married a man
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: Finally I heard a very nice story about a daughter of heaven who came to earth and married a man from the deserted village, Tanyieng. The heavenly powers however then killed her mortal husband and helped her in miraculous ways in her fields.