The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: march down valley to another camp
medium: diaries
location: Pangsha
date: 26.11.1936
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: (251) After barely an hours rest we broke up the camp and marched down stream along the river with the intention of still burning down this afternoon the small Wenshoyi khel about three miles away and then to reach Noklak in the light of the full moon. But the walk through the valley is longer than we had expected. At first we found a good path on the right bank. After a while we reached a bamboo bridge which spanned the river in a low arch,