The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary three

caption: Wakching head receiving rituals
caption: aprons, belts, leggings and gongs
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 19.12.1936
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: The wide bark belts painted with green stripes embrace slender bodies and finish in two ends decorated with drawings which move up and down slightly curved inwards on the dancers' backside. But in front there was a square apron which hung down from the belt covered with white buttons