The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: boy's initiation into morung
medium: diaries
person: Yongang
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 23.10.1936
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: (154) Wakching 23/10/1936.
text: Today I got up before sunrise and went into the village early not to miss the ceremonies of the boys' initiation. First I passed Yongang's house where a lot of people had already gathered. His little son too enters the morung today.