The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: an easy march through denuded country
medium: diaries
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: Today's march was easy. At first the path went along an open slope alternatively going down and slightly up. The country is poor here and the jhum areas do not support much more than tall grass and a few pathetic bushes, even after several years of lying fallow.