The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: Shankok's uncle in splendid attire
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 22.10.1936
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: Wakching 22/10/1936.
text: A beautiful morning like a dream gave me the idea of going into the village before breakfast to take some pictures. The result was not too bad as while I was standing in front of Shankok's house talking to him suddenly his uncle appeared in full splendid ceremonial dress and wanted to be photographed