The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: small feast for gaonburas
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Kongan
date: 25.9.1936
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: This I asked about on the way. When we arrived in the village (69) we sat down in the Yong-sha morung. The gaonburas were in a good mood and as the day was lost for work anyway they arranged a little feast for themselves, cooked a chicken and ate enormous amounts of reddish rice.