The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary three

caption: arrival at Wakching
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 16.1.1937
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: When I came up to Wakching I noticed how much less wintery it is here than in Kohima and Shillong. I had already been told by the people I met on the way that the Aukheang was celebrating the feast for the heads today and tomorrow. The other morungs would do it later.