The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: head hunting from Anangba to Longmisa; Naga Labour Corps - smuggled rifles
medium: diaries
person: ChirongchiNaku
location: Anangba None Longmisa
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: It is evidence how far people go on war excursions that Anangba once captured heads from the Ao village Longmisa which is now administered. Chirongchi who went to France with the Naga Labour Corps succeeded in smuggling in his trousers from Europe to his village a rifle he picked up on the battle field. He is a cunning fellow in other ways as well and Naku can tell how Chirongchi once stole a dao from him.