The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary three

caption: trip to Abor hills
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Abor
date: 26.1.1937
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: (215) Rengin Bungalow 26/1/1937 - Return to the village of Rengin, meet women who are spinning cotton while walking. In the village women sit on the platforms ginning cotton and weaving and warping.
text: (216) Women are less shy than Naga women. Their appearance.
text: (217) Men's dress.
text: (218) Leaving the village at noon to catch up with the rest of the company.
text: (219) Arrival at the bungalow - it is cold and stormy.