The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: Yemba official in Mon
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching Mon
date: 16.9.1936
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: The Ang does not function at gennas for the entire village. Instead the Yemba, a man of the Luk-yem clan, who is Ben builds his field hut first and does the genna for the beginning of planting. His office is inherited.