The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: litigants appear; shooting pheasant
medium: diaries
person: AhonChiNlamo
ethnicgroup: Ao
date: 8.11.19369.11.1936
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: Mongsenyimti 9/11/1936.
text: Early in the morning Ahon appeared in a ridiculous outfit, long khaki pants and a sleezy long coat. He and Chi had spent the night in the forest and now he rushed ahead towards Mongsenyimti. On the way Nlamo shot a black pheasant-like bird which is called dorik in Assamese.