The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary three

caption: a funeral memorial outside Tamlu
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Tamlu
date: 18.12.1936
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: Also a lot of boys had come from Wanching and when we started off we were, together with the Tamlu coolies who carried my luggage, an enormously long train. But my tent I sent directly to Borjan where I will need it for a tour of the lower lying villages on the furthest ridge of the Konyak mountains. Outside the gate of Tamlu I saw a funeral memorial (78) where a rather roughly carved flat human figure was standing in the midst of a row of little boards which were pointed at the top