The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: skulls usually hang in peculiar morung buildings
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Chang
location: Chingmei
date: 20.11.1936
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 morungs where the skulls usually hang at the main post (216) are not much more than drum houses but of considerable size and peculiar build. At the front a huge gable reaches up high but then towards the back it declines steeply