The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: children playing with spinning tops and girls carrying wood
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Oting
date: 10.10.1936
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: (116) Oting 10/10/1936.
text: A day which started with a radiant morning but otherwise was filled with rather unpleasant matters. Early on I went into the village and was so happy to take some photographs which probably should turn out well. First I photographed children playing with spinning tops,