The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: crossing Chimei river into unadministered territory
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Sangtam
location: Thungare (Thungar) Chimei R.
date: 14.11.1936
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: Thungar is a rather pathetic looking Sangtam village (186) where nothing of any significance was to be seen. From Thungar it went steeply down again to the Chimei River which nowadays is the border of the administered area. We crossed it on a bridge made of a tree trunk with hand rails