The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: pig singed and scraped
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Oting
date: 9.10.1936
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: The pig was now tied to a bamboo pole (113) and two men held it on two props over a quickly lit fire in front of the morung. Two other people scraped off the bristle and burnt skin with sharp bamboo sticks