The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: slave boy not allowed to sleep in village - genna
medium: diaries
location: Chingmiren
date: 18.11.1936
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: At the end of the village there is a little hut where the slave I had seen in Mokokchung had spent the night where he was brought from Yimpang to Mokokchung. To keep slaves is so genna for the Chang that this little boy was not even allowed to sleep in one of their houses.