The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary four

caption: head tree
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Namsang
date: 19.3.1937
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: The village has two khels, each with two morungs, but the khels merge into each other without demarcations. A huge ficus with many trunks stands in each khel with numerous bamboo poles leaning against it. They were put there at the genna for the Pangsha head.