The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: departure from Oting, picturesque head dress
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
date: 11.10.1936
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: (118) Wangla 11/10/1936.
text: Our departure gave a rather busy appearance. Lunglam men had been called to carry Tsampio to Punkhung. They came to our camp in the morning and at the same time all the Oting coolies gathered who were supposed to bring my luggage to Wangla. Two or even three go for each load and they look quite picturesque in their colourful pointed headdress of flattened bamboo (SKETCH