The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: death figures at funeral platforms
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Longkhai
date: 18.10.1936
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: Finally I started accompanied by the Ang and the gaonburas. The trail goes steeply down from the Lamun morung past the funeral platforms. Here too two death figures are set up for the important dead. The Ang told me that for the Ang of Mon and the Ang of Chi even three are carved.