The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: women with Chang chin and forehead tattoos
medium: diaries
person: Sangba/ of Chingmei
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: (217) Then we went first to the house of Sangba, one of Chingmak's sons, who had come with us from Mokokchung. He has quite a nice young wife and I photographed both. The women here have the the very characteristic Chang tattoo on forehead and chin (SKETCH