The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: slit drum and photography
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: In front of one house I saw a very old small slit drum. It came from a feast of merit for which it had been made and dragged into the village instead of a forked post. Together with the gaonbura of Chingha I then went to the Lingba morung where I took some photographs