The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: Ang's wife with cancer or other illness
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wangla
date: 12.10.1936
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: In the Ang's house I was shown the Ang's wife who had been sick for years. Of course it is hopeless to help her with any medicine. She looks dreadful and probably has cancer or another great illness.