The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: Yimpang in a difficult position with divided loyalties
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Yimchungr
location: Yimpang
date: 22.11.1936
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: Yimpang is not exactly enthusiastic about our arrival but at least they had sent gaonburas with some salaams into our camp. As Pangsha threatened to burn down their village if they would help us they now sit miserably in the middle and are afraid of both sides, Pangsha and us.