The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: through stone ramparts into recently deserted village
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: Quite fast we advance over the last stretch and soon confront a stone rampart which is blocking the narrow ridge with three gaps in the manner of embrasures. Without much effort we climb over the low wall at either side of the rampart and see the village ahead of us