The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: fine decorated morung
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: KonyakAo
location: Anaki
date: 18.3.1937
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: However on a raised point in the middle of the village there stands a splendid morung in the style of the morungs of Wakching. It overlooks the entire village and a big platform has been built over the slope in front of it. The morung has a tall especially far projecting roof (191) from which hangs a large bunch of plaited bamboo balls