The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary one

caption: dispensing of opium rations
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 1.9.1936
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: (246) Wakching 1/9/1936.
text: On the first day of the month the new opium rations are dispensed and many already wait with longing for the day. So today the dispensary was crowded in by a large group.