The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: tour to see tea picking, travel by trolley
medium: diaries
location: Bihubar T.G.
date: 28.9.1936
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: Borjan 28/9/1936.
text: After a far too sumptuous and rather late breakfast we still made a tour through the tea plantation where men and women, many of them with small children on their hips, were picking tea which is carried to the factory in baskets on rails.