The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: medicine requested, village formerly bigger
medium: diaries
location: Punkhung
date: 5.10.1936
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: On the way an old man has asked me for medicine for his wife and he goes with me to fetch her. His wife cannot be brought to my camp. He confirmed that once the village had far more inhabitants but that many had died.