The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: the morung and a noted head hunter
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Oting
date: 8.10.1936
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: A lot of young and old men sat in front of the Ding-don morung. It is built much like the Long-shai morung and at the front it has two slightly oval opening framed by plaited work. Along the side there stands a big platform over a slope