The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: dead leopards
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Ao
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: Near the village we saw two recently killed leopards on a platform. They stank ferociously. Pointed pieces of wood are stuck into the ground underneath the platform, one for each participant in the hunt.