The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: Nlamo kills a snake; burial customs
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Kongan
date: 23.9.1936
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
seealso: notebook 7,p.10ff
text: While we were sitting on Lem-ang's verandah, Nlamo killed a thin long snake which had crawled up. Apparently it is poisonous. (For burial customs see notebook 7 p. 10 following).