The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: camping
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Namsang Sumniching
date: 17.3.1937
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: In this way the conversation carries on in quite a lively manner. The weather is beautiful and warm. (189) In my tent it is getting too hot with the tilley lamps and I have to set the table so that one corner of it with the lamp sticks out. The water is cloudy and tastes so badly that one can hardly drink it.