The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: trading of salt for mats and chilli peppers
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
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
text: We started off towards three o'clock and on our way home we passed a women with two big mats. She was from Wakching and had walked all alone to Chongwe to trade salt for mats and chilli peppers. The mats are then sold to Assam.