The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: gathering in the morung
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
date: 9.3.1937
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: Towards evening the gaonburas came together in the Thepong. When I entered, Yongang and Medzou were stretched out on the large planks wrapped in their cloaks and sleeping. Two other people were sleeping like this too and one of them did not move at all during the entire one and a half hours I was there. Only Nie-ang was sitting up and carving a chalk box. Chinyang and Metlou came later and Shankok had not returned from his fields by half past six.