The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: carvings and drums and skull tree
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: Noklak has several morungs which are similar to the Pangsha type and which reach high above the domestic houses. In contrast to these they are covered with palm leaves. On the posts we see good strongly stylised carvings of mithan heads