The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary three

caption: collect old type of dao
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Kalyo Kengyu
location: Yakao (Yukao)
date: 3.12.1936
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: In the house of the second gaonbura who does not have a red cloak and asked Mills for one, I saw a dao of the axe-shaped type which seems to be the older one. The gaonbura gave it to me as a reciprocal gift for the red cloth.