The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: never visited before by white person
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: SemaChang
location: Holongba
date: 15.11.1936
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: Holongba has never been visited by a white person and the women who brought us madhu were seeing their first European today but the surprise, which no doubt existed, was hardly apparent in their behaviour and the children too were quietly watching us.