The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: buying a cloth; Sangtam produce little cloth
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Sangtam
location: Anangba
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: The houses of Anangba too have Chang form. I bought a blue cloth with squares of red dog hair for Rs. 5. It is as the Chang and Sema make it. The Sangtam produce little cloth, only a few women know how to weave and they do no dyeing. Pottery and metalwork are also foreign to the Sangtam.