The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary three

caption: tattoos, hair and cloths of Ponyo men
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Chang
location: Chingmei Ponyo
date: 30.11.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 28.11.1936-11.2.1937
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: The Ponyo men wear their hair like the Konyaks of the Chi group and they are richly tattooed on chest, back, arms and legs. (10) Furthermore they have several vertical lines of tattoos on their chin