The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: head hunting expedition
medium: diaries
person: Apong
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching Wanching
date: 11.9.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 2.6.1936-11.7.1937
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: In his youth Apong participated in an excursion against Mongnyu (Phom) when twenty Wanching people lost their heads among them his own brother but Wanching took bloody revenge and today Mongnyu has to pay them tribute.