The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: singing through the night
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Longkhai
date: 25.2.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 12.2.1937-31.3.1937
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Hungphoi 25/2/1937
text: Still in my sleep I hear the singing of the girls who are coming from the Ang house at the first sign of daylight and start dancing again. I only see this through the door of my hut as once I have got up they have already dispersed.