The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: morungs maintained by non Christians
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Ao
location: Chantongia
date: 8.11.1936
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: Thanks to a gallop at the end I reached Chantongia already at two o'clock. As it was Sunday a major part of the inhabitants soon went off to church where they started endless singing. (177) To my joy I saw that the non-christians had not given up entirely either and had carefully repaired two morungs, among them the one in the woods above the village, and they had even made some new carvings