The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: description of Lunglam
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Lunglam
date: 3.3.1937
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: It is situated on and around the summit of a mountain but not in a closed cluster as the houses are spread out among palms and other trees, hardly three of them on the same level. As it seems it is not only the young men but the entire village holds a kind of festival today and the women too did not go to the fields.