The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: girls of Hungphoi noted for their lovemaking
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Hungphoi
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: (91) The girls of Hungphoi are not only well known for their beauty but are also supposed to be especially well versed in the art of love-making. Chingai cannot praise them enough. I hardly believe that he only knows these laudable talents from hearsay.