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: 2.2.1937
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: (240) Yembung 2/2/1937 - walked to Yembung. Several landscape photographs are mentioned also two photographs of a female shaman met on the way. Her chest is covered with silver jewellery, chains and the feathers of whole birds. The shaman of yesterday's ceremony is seen walking back to his village with several women.