The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: men killed in ambush
medium: diaries
location: Chentang Sangpurr
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: Along the way we were shown a place where two months ago three Sangpurr people had ambushed an old man from Chentang, had killed him and taken his head. (209) Kuthurr demanded a fine of one mithan for this as Sangpurr had "polluted their path" and Sangpurr paid the mithan.