The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: marriage regulations
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Chingtang (Chintang)
date: 28.10.1936
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
seealso: notebook 9 p.14
text: The marriage regulations are most complicated. The Ang-nan morung in which there are only Ben clans (168) is exogamous. The Ang clans of the Ou-hui however take women from the Ben clans of their own morung as well as from the Ang-nan (notebook 9 p. 14 following).