The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: shooting pigeons
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Lunglam
date: Oting
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: Near the Ang's house I then shoot a pigeon but it gets stuck in the tree while falling down, whereupon Chingai proves himself to be an agile climber. Hoping to see more pigeons we then go out of the village a bit in the direction of Punkhung.