The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: forked posts and wider streets
medium: diaries
location: Kuthurr
date: 19.11.1936
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: (207) The houses are not as closely linked as they are in the Chang villages. Some streets are quite wide and open up to free places probably used for dances. I saw two forked posts in front of one house like those of the Sangtam but with the fork splitting off a bit higher off the ground.