The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary three

caption: beating of drum and washing to cleanse from blood
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Kongan
date: 24.12.1936
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
seealso: notebook 7 p.62
text: When it is finished the dancers line up on both sides of the drum and in their powerful beats which makes the wood resonate, they show at least some vivacity